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Leemon B. McHenrY  

Publications


Books

           

Authored

The Event Universe, Edinburgh University Press, forthcoming 2015

Whitehead and Bradley: A Comparative Analysis, SUNY Series in Systematic Philosophy, Albany: State University of New York Press, 1992.

Edited

The Importance of Subjectivity: Essays in Metaphysics and Ethics, by T. L. S. Sprigge, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011.

Philosophy: The Classic Readings, San Diego: University Readers, 2010.

Science and the Pursuit of Wisdom: Studies in the Philosophy of Nicholas Maxwell, Frankfurt: Ontos Verlag, 2009.

Consciousness, Reality and Value: Philosophical Essays in Honour of T. L. S. Sprigge, co-editor with Pierfrancesco Basile, Frankfurt: Ontos Verlag, 2007.

American Philosophers, 1950-2000, Volume 279 in the series Dictionary of Literary Biography, co-editor with Philip B. Dematteis, Detroit: Gale, 2003.

American Philosophers to 1950, Volume 270 in the series Dictionary of Literary Biography, co-editor with Philip B. Dematteis, Detroit: Gale, 2002.

British Philosophers, 1800-2000, Volume 262 in the series Dictionary of Literary Biography, co-editor with Philip B. Dematteis and Peter S. Fosl, Detroit: Gale, 2002.

Reflections on Philosophy: Introductory Essays, co-editor with Frederick Adams, New York: St. Martin's Press, 1993; 2nd edition, co-editor with Takashi Yagisawa, New York: Longman, 2003; 3rd edition, San Diego: University Readers, 2010.

 

Chapters in Books

"Introduction," The Importance of Subjectivity: Essays in Metaphysics and Ethics, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011, pp. ix - xi.

“Sprigge’s Ontology of Consciousness,” The Metaphysics of Consciousness, Supplement issue of Philosophy: The Journal of the Royal Institute of Philosophy, edited by Pierfrancesco Basile, Julian Kiverstein and Pauline Phemister, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010, pp. 5-20.

“Popper and Maxwell on Scientific Progress,” Science and the Pursuit of Wisdom:Studies in the Philosophy of Nicholas Maxwell, edited by Leemon McHenry, Frankfurt: Ontos Verlag, 2009, pp. 233-248.

“Commercial Influences on the Pursuit of Wisdom,” Wisdom in the University, edited by Ronald Barnett and Nicholas Maxwell, London: Routledge, 2008, pp. 35-46. (Reprinted from London Review of Education)

“Extension and the Theory of the Physical Universe,” for Chapter IX “Metaphysics,” “Victor Lowe 1907-1988” and “Dorothy Emmet 1904-2000” for Chapter XIX “Biographical Entries,” Handbook of Whiteheadian Process Thought, Volumes I and II, edited by Michel Weber and William Desmond, Frankfurt: Ontos Verlag, 2008, pp. 291-302, 611-614, 651-655.

“Ethical Issues in Psychopharmacology,” Taking Sides: Clashing Views in Drugs and Society, 8th edition, edited by Raymond Goldberg, New York: McGraw-Hill, 2008, pp. 238-249. (Reprinted from Journal of Medical Ethics)

“T. L. S. Sprigge, The Last Idealist,” Chromatikon III. Annuaire de la philosophie en procès edited by Michel Weber and Pierfrancesco Basile, Louvain-la-Neuve: Presses universitaires du Louvain, 2007, pp. 282-289.

“Sprigge’s Philosophical Idealism,” Consciousness, Reality and Value: Philosophical Essays in Honour of T. L. S. Sprigge, edited by Pierfrancesco Basile and Leemon McHenry, Frankfurt: Ontos Verlag, 2007, pp. 11-26. (reprinted from Bradley Studies)

“Maxwell’s Field and Whitehead’s Events: the Adventure of a Revolutionary Idea,” Subjectivity, Process and Rationality, edited by Michel Weber and Pierfrancesco Basile, Frankfurt: Ontos Verlag, 2006, pp. 177-189.

"Quine and Whitehead: Ontology and Methodology," in Process and Analysis: Whitehead, Hartshorne and the Analytic Tradition, edited by George Shields, Albany: State University of New York Press, 2003, pp. 157-170. (reprinted from Process Studies)

"Introduction," with Philip B. Dematteis, American Philosophers, 1950-2000, Volume 279 in the series Dictionary of Literary Biography, edited by Philip B. Dematteis and Leemon McHenry, Detroit and London: Gale, 2003, pp. 1-9.

“Introduction,” American Philosophers to 1950, Volume 270 in the series Dictionary of Literary Biography, edited by Philip B. Dematteis and Leemon McHenry, Detroit and London: Gale, 2002, pp. xvii-xx.

"Alfred North Whitehead," and "Timothy L. S. Sprigge," British Philosophers, 1800-2000, Volume 262 in the series Dictionary of Literary Biography, edited by Philip B. Dematteis, Peter S. Fosl, and Leemon McHenry, Detroit and London: Gale, 2002, pp. 266-274 and 304-319.

"Bradley's Conception of Metaphysics," in Perspectives on the Logic and Metaphysics of F H Bradley, edited by W. J. Mander, Bristol: Thoemmes Press, 1996, pp. 159-175.

Chapter One, "Introduction," Chapter Three, "Metaphysics," Appendix, "Writing Philosophical Papers," and Glossary of Reflections on Philosophy: Introductory Essays, edited by Leemon McHenry and Frederick Adams, New York: St. Martin's Press, 1993, pp. 1-9, 35-51, 205-211, 211-221; substantial revision of “Metaphysics” for 2nd edition, New York: Longman, 2003.

Chapter V, "First Philosophical Publications," and Chapter VI, "Pan-physics: Whitehead's Philosophy of Natural Science," of Victor Lowe's Alfred North Whitehead: The Man and His Work, Volume II: 1910-1947, edited by J. B. Schneewind, Baltimore and London: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1990, pp. 89-130.


Articles (Peer Reviewed Journals
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“Blood Money: Bayer’s Inventory of HIV Contaminated Blood Products and 3rd World Hemophiliacs,” with Mellad M. Khoshnood, Accountability in Research, 21/6, 2014. pp.389-400.

"Quine and Whitehead on Ontological Reduction: Properties Reconsidered," with Christine Holmgren, Process Studies, 41.2, 2012, pp.261-286.

“On the Proposed Changes to the Credibility Gap in Industry-Supported Biomedical Research: A Critical Evaluation” with Jon Jureidini, Ethical Human Psychology & Psychiatry, 14/3, 2012, pp. 156-161.

“The Paroxetine 352 Bipolar Trial: A Study in Medical Ghostwriting,” with Jay D. Amsterdam, International Journal of Risk and Safety in Medicine, 24/4 2012, pp.221-231.

"Whitehead's Multiverse," Journal of Cosmology, 20, 2012, pp. 8702-8706. (reprinted in part from Process Studies)

"Challenging Medical Ghostwriting in the U.S. Courts," with Xavier Bosch and Bijan Esfandiari, PloS Medicine, 9/1, 2012, e1001163.

"The Multiverse Conjecture: Whitehead's Cosmic Epochs and Contemporary Cosmology," Process Studies, 40/1, 2011, pp. 5-25.

"Conflicted Medical Journals and the Failure of Trust," with Jon Jureidini, Accountability in Research, 18, 2011, pp. 45-54.

"Consciousness and Morality in the Philosophy of T. L. S. Sprigge," Journal of Speculative Philosophy, 24/2, 2010, pp. 121-137.

"Of Sophists and Spin-Doctors: Industry-Sponsored Ghostwriting and the Crisis of Academic Medicine," Mens Sana Monographs, 8, 2010, pp. 129-145.

“Ghosts in the Machine: Comment on Sismondo,” Social Studies of Science, 39/6, 2009, pp. 943-947.

“Privatization of Knowledge and the Creation of Biomedical Conflicts of Interest,” with Jon Jureidini, Journal of Ethics in Mental Health, 4 Suppl, 2009, pp. 1-6.

“Key Opinion Leaders and Pediatric Antidepressant Overprescribing,” with Jon Jureidini, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, 78, 2009, pp. 197-201.

“Industry-Sponsored Ghostwriting in Clinical Trial Reporting: A Case Study,” with Jon Jureidini, Accountability in Research, 15/3, 2008, pp. 152-167.

“Clinical Trials and Drug Promotion: Selective Reporting of Study 329,” with Jon Jureidini and Peter Mansfield, International Journal of Risk and Safety in Medicine, 20, 2008, pp. 73-81.

“Biomedical Research and Corporate Interests: A Question of Academic Freedom,” Mens Sana Monographs, 6, 2008, pp. 171-182.

“Commercial Influences on the Pursuit of Wisdom,” London Review of Education, 5, 2007, pp. 131-142; translated into Spanish and republished as "Influencias mercantiles en la busqueda del conocimiento," Pasajes: Revista de Pensamiento Contemporaneo, 33, 2010, pp. 31-41.

"Ethical Issues in Psychopharmacology,” Journal of Medical Ethics, 32, 2006, pp. 405-410.

“On the Origin of Great Ideas: Science in the Age of Big Pharma,” Hastings Center Report, 35, no. 6, 2005, pp. 17-19.

"Sprigge's Philosophical Idealism," Bradley Studies, 9/2, 2003, pp. 109-125.

“Whitehead, Quantum Mechanics and Local Realism,” Process Studies, 31.1, 2002, pp. 164-170.

“The Ontology of the Past: Whitehead and Santayana,” Journal of Speculative Philosophy, 14/3, 2000, pp. 219-231.

"Naturalized and Pure Metaphysics: A Reply to Hutto," Bradley Studies, 4/1, Spring, 1998, pp. 97-101.

"Quine and Whitehead: Ontology and Methodology," Process Studies, The Forum, 26, 1997, pp. 2-12.

"Descriptive and Revisionary Theories of Events," Process Studies, Special issue on Process and Analytical Philosophy, 25, 1996, pp. 90-103.

Whitehead's Panpsychism as the Subjectivity of Prehension," Process Studies, Special Issue on Prehension, 24, 1995, pp. 1-14.

"Quine's Pragmatic Ontology," Journal of Speculative Philosophy, IX, 2, 1995, pp. 147-158.

"Whitehead's Approximation to Bradley," with Lewis S. Ford, Idealistic Studies, 23/2 & 3, Spring/Fall, 1993, pp. 103-109.

"Bradley, James and Whitehead on Relations," Journal of Speculative Philosophy, III, 3, Fall, 1989, pp. 149-169.

"The Philosophical Writings of Victor A. Lowe: 1907-1988," Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society, XXV, 3, 1989, pp. 331-339.

"The Axiomatic Matrix of Whitehead's Process and Reality," Process Studies, 15/3, 1986, pp.172-180.

"Time, Relations and Dependence," The Southern Journal of Philosophy, XXI/3, 1983, pp. 405-419.

 

Encyclopedia Entries

“CHANGE,” and “FALLACY OF MISPLACED CONCRETENESS” for American Philosophy: An Encyclopedia, edited by John Lachs and Robert Talisse, New York and London: Routledge, 2008, pp. 95-96, 281.

“EMMET, Dorothy Mary (1904-2000)” and "SPRIGGE, Timothy Lauro Squire (1932-)" Dictionary of Twentieth-Century British Philosophers, edited by Stuart Brown, Bristol: Thoemmes Press, 2005, pp. 266-268, 988-990; SPRIGGE entry reprinted in Biographical Encyclopedia of British Idealism, edited by William Sweet, London: Continuum, 2010, pp. 645-47. 

 

Reviews

Philosophy of Physics: Space and Time by Tim Maudlin, Process Studies, 41.2, 2012, pp. 349-353.

Let Them Eat Prozac: The Unhealthy Relationship Between the Pharmaceutical Industry and Depression by David Healy, Mens Sana Monographs, 5/1, 2007, pp. 228-232.

The God of Metaphysics by Timothy Sprigge, Process Studies, 2007, pp. 146-150.

Is Science Neurotic? by Nicholas Maxwell, The Review of Metaphysics, 2006, pp. 657-659.

From an Ontological Point of View, by John Heil, The Review of Metaphysics, 2004, pp. 156-158.

The Comprehensibility of the Universe, by Nicholas Maxwell, Mind, 109/433, January, 2000, pp. 162-166.

Unsnarling the World Knot: Consciousness, Freedom and the Mind-Body Problem, by David Ray Griffin, Faith and Philosophy, 16/2, April, 1999, pp. 269-272.

Philosophers and Friends, by Dorothy Emmet, Process Studies, 26/3-4, 1997, pp. 338-339.

From Physics to Metaphysics, by Michael Redhead, Canadian Philosophical Reviews, XVI/1, February, 1996, pp. 48-49.

An Introduction to Bradley's Metaphysics, by W. J. Mander, Mind, 105/417, January, 1996, pp. 178-181.

Filozofia procesu i jej metafilozofia, by Piotr Gutowski, Process Studies, 24/1, 1995, pp. 96-99.

Theism, Atheism and Big Bang Cosmology, by William Craig and Quentin Smith, Philosophical Books, 36/3, July 1995, pp. 211-213.

Against Relativism: A Philosophical Defense of Method, by James F. Harris, The Review of Metaphysics, March, 1994, pp. 619-621.

The Disappearance of Time: Kurt Gödel and the Idealistic Tradition in Philosophy, by Palle Yourgrau, Mind, 103/409, January, 1994, pp. 108-111.

A Philosophical Examination of the History and Values of Western Medicine, by Paul W. Sharkey, Scholarly Research and Review, Spring, 1993, pp. 125-126.

The Passage of Nature, by Dorothy Emmet, The Review of Metaphysics, December, 1992, pp. 401-402.

The New Aspects of Time: Its Continuity and Novelties, by Milic Capek, The Review of Metaphysics, March, 1992, pp. 604-605.     

Events and Their Names, by Jonathan Bennett, The Review of Metaphysics, September, 1989, pp. 148-149.

A Brief History of Time: From the Big Bang to Black Holes, by Stephen W. Hawking, The Review of Metaphysics, March, 1989, pp. 626-628.

Irrationality: An Essay on Akrasia, Self-Deception, and Self-Control, by Alfred R. Mele, The Review of Metaphysics, March, 1988, pp. 628-631.

Alfred North Whitehead: The Man and His Work, Volume I: 1861-1910, by Victor Lowe, Philosophical Books, July, 1986, pp. 148-150.

The Vindication of Absolute Idealism, by Timothy Sprigge, Process Studies, Spring, 1986, pp. 71-73.

The Emergence of Whitehead's Metaphysics, by Lewis Ford, The Review of Metaphysics, March, 1986, pp. 563-566.

The Effectiveness of Causes, by Dorothy Emmet, The Review of Metaphysics, December, 1985, pp. 351-353.

 

Non-Peer Reviewed Publications

"Of Brahmins and Dalits in the Academic Caste System," with Paul Sharkey, Academe, January-February, 2014, pp. 35-38.

"'Any Reasonable Person' Would See Glaxo Study as Fraud," with Jon Jureidini, The Chronicle of Higher Education, October 8, 2012.

"The Case Against Catholicism: A Historical and Philosophical Analysis," The American Rationalist," Part I, July/August, 2004, pp. 8-10, Part II, September/October, 2004, pp. 6-10.

Index of Articles, Discussions and Book Reviews: Process Studies, 21 – 29 (1992-2000) 30/1, 2001, pp.184-203.

“Maxwell’s Philosophy of Wisdom,” Karl Jaspers Forum, TA 28 (Maxwell) www.douglashospital.qc.ca/fdg/kjf/28.RGMCH.htm, 2001.

"Alfred North Whitehead," 25th Anniversary Reflections, Center for Process Studies, 1998, p.1.