Modes of Thought.

  title={Modes of Thought.},
  author={Radoslav Andrea Tsanoff and Alfred North Whitehead},
  journal={The Philosophical Review},
Modes of Thought provides readers with an opportunity to think deeply about their own thinking  how we take the world. Whitehead teaches that the world comes at us as processes and activities, not as things or events. Moreover, the processes we seek to make sense of come at us as abstracted fragments described in our own words. To understand the whole, we must develop a method of thought  steeped in an awareness that our thought processes, the categories of language we use, can distort our… 
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