A.N. Whitehead and subjectivity.
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This paper comes at subjectivity from a Whiteheadian perspective. It argues that Whitehead provides us with a “deep” form of empiricism grounded in the notion of the “actual occasion” of experience and in the temporal and spatial co-assembly of multiplicities of such occasions. A deep empiricism that embraces process, affirms creativity, foregrounds value and refuses to bifurcate nature into irreconcilable subjective and objective aspects, it is argued, might serve as a useful corrective to current tendencies in social theory to avoid subjectivity and to elide the differences between forms of subjectivity.
||2008 Palgrave Macmillan
||This article was included in the special launch issue of this journal, an issue which included a high-profile group of very influential international authors, including Annemarie Mol, Isabelle Stengers, Lynne Layton, Margaret Wetherell, Nigel Thrift and Thomas Csordas, see http://www.palgrave-journals.com/sub/journal/v22/n1/index.html
||Social Sciences > Psychology in the Social Sciences
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