Notes on Contributors Preface Roland Faber Introduction Andrew Goffey Part I: Crossings: Connection, Disconnection, Vibration 1. Atomicity, Conformation, Enduring Objects, and Things James Bono 2. Another Response to Shaviro Graham Harman 3. Touch: A Philosophic Meditation Roland Faber Part II: Things: Substances, Individuals, and Creatures 4. The Time of the Object: Derrida, Luhmann, and the Processual Nature of Substances Levi R. Bryant 5. Conatus and Concrescence: Stearns and Whitehead on Individuation Jude Jones 6. Creaturely Things: Living Matter, Dead Matter & the Resonance of Actual Entities Beatrice Marovich 7. Facts as Social Things Michael Halewood Part III: Dramatisations: Situating, Abstracting, Experimenting 8. Between Realism and Antirealism: Deleuzian Metaphysics in the Style of Whitehead Jeffrey Bell 9. A Situated Metaphysics. Reading Whitehead on Things and History Melanie Sehgal 10. Speculative philosophy and the art of dramatization Isabelle Stengers 11. Philosophical Experimentation Between Deleuze and Guattari Andrew Goffey References Index
Roland Faber is Kilsby Family/John B. Cobb Jr. Professor of Process Studies at Claremont School of Theology, Professor of Religion and Philosophy at Claremont Graduate University, USA and Executive Director of the Whitehead Research Project. Andrew Goffey is Associate Professor of Critical Theory and Cultural Studies at the University of Nottingham, UK.