Whitehead's Metaphysics and the Law: A Dialogue

Tidmarsh, Jay
September 1998
Albany Law Review;1998, Vol. 62 Issue 1, p1
Academic Journal
Explores the relationship between philosopher Alfred North Whitehead's process philosophy and the nature of law to develop a theory of jurisprudence. Interpretation on the philosophy of Whitehead; Discussion on his system of metaphysics; Overview on the relation of metaphysics with human civilization; Whitehead's views on the nature of law.


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