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Formal Representation of Process & Reality in the metaphysical language of Category Theory : Whitehead ’ s relational theory of space

@inproceedings{Heather2014FormalRO,
  title={Formal Representation of Process & Reality in the metaphysical language of Category Theory : Whitehead ’ s relational theory of space},
  author={M. Heather and N. Rossiter and Northumbria},
  year={2014}
}
  • M. Heather, N. Rossiter, Northumbria
  • Published 2014
  • Category theory was not sufficiently developed in his lifetime for Whitehead to apply to his speculative metaphysics of Process & Reality. The natural (assumption-free) topos as a cartesian closed category is now able to conceptualise formally the inherent spacetime structure of Whitehead’s extensional space that he appreciated is beyond the metrics of the classical mathematics he helped to develop. This paper explores that structure to confirm Whitehead’s underlying belief that formal… CONTINUE READING

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