Single Idea 19480

[catalogued under 7. Existence / B. Change in Existence / 2. Processes]

Full Idea

Process philosophy is based on the premise that being is dynamic and that the dynamic nature of being should be the primary focus of any comprehensive philosophical account of reality and our place within it.

Gist of Idea

Process philosophy places the dynamic nature of being at the centre of our theories


Johanna Seibt (Process Philosophy [2012], Intro)

Book Reference

'Stanford Online Encyclopaedia of Philosophy', ed/tr. Stanford University [], p.1

A Reaction

Put like that, the chief ancestor of this approach would be Leibniz, even though his central idea concerns substances. Heraclitus is the most famous ancestor of Process Philosophy. Powers are dynamic, but powers of what?