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  1. Joseph A. Bracken & William Stoeger (2009). Subjectivity, Objectivity, and Intersubjectivity: A New Paradigm for Religion and Science. Templeton Press.
    During the Middle Ages, philosophers and theologians argued over the extramental reality of universal forms or essences. In the early modern period, the relation between subjectivity and objectivity, the individual self and knowledge of the outside world, was a rich subject of debate. Today, there is considerable argument about the relation between spontaneity and determinism within the evolutionary process, whether a principle of spontaneous self-organization as well as natural selection is at work in the aggregation of molecules into cells and (...)
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    Joseph A. Bracken (2007). Space and Time From a Neo-Whiteheadian Perspective. Zygon 42 (1):41-48.
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    Joseph A. Bracken (2014). Whiteheadian Metaphysics, General Relativity, and String Theory. Process Studies 43 (2):129-143.
    String theory is often depicted as the best chance for natural science to find a Theory of Everything. Whiteheadians may object that only a philosophical cosmology such as Whitehead presents in PR can “frame a coherent, logical, necessary system of general ideas in terms of which every element of our experience can be interpreted” . But then they have to show that Whitehead’s scheme and string theory fit together nicely, with each helping to resolve residual problem areas in the other. (...)
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    Joseph A. Bracken (2000). Prehending God in and Through the World. Process Studies 29 (1):4-15.
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    Joseph A. Bracken (2004). Emergent Monism and the Classical Doctrine of the Soul. Zygon 39 (1):161-174.
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    Joseph A. Bracken (2000). Process Catholicism. Process Studies 29 (1):177-179.
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  7. Joseph A. Bracken (1991). Society and Spirit a Trinitarian Cosmology.
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    Joseph A. Bracken (1977). "Schelling. Einführung in Seine Philosophie," Ed. Hans Michael Baumgartner. Modern Schoolman 54 (3):298-298.
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    Joseph A. Bracken (2007). Dependent Co-Origination and Universal Intersubjectivity. Buddhist-Christian Studies 27 (1):3-9.
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    Joseph A. Bracken (2004). Emergent Monism And Final Causality. Tradition and Discovery 31 (2):18-26.
    Polanyi’s vision of the cosmic process as undergirded by a logic of emergence common to both the mental life of human beings and the processes of non-human nature can be vindicated if one is prepared to make certain adjustments in the notion of morphogenetic fields with an active center or organizing principle. Given the author’s field-oriented interpretation of Whiteheadian societies, it should be possible to think of entelechies or final causes in developmental rather than strictly Aristotelian terms. That is, the (...)
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    Joseph A. Bracken (2008). Religion, Reason and God. Process Studies 37 (2):213-216.
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    Joseph A. Bracken (1985). Substance-Society-Natural System. International Philosophical Quarterly 25 (1):3-13.
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  13. Joseph A. Bracken & Philip Clayton (2006). The One in the Many: A Contemporary Reconstruction of the God-World Relationship. International Journal for Philosophy of Religion 59 (1):69-71.
     
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    Joseph A. Bracken & J. S. (1974). The Holy Trinity as a Community of Divine Persons, I. Heythrop Journal 15 (2):166–182.
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    Joseph A. Bracken (2013). Actions and Agents: Natural and Supernatural Reconsidered. Zygon 48 (4):1001-1013.
    Using a process-oriented understanding of the relation between actions and agents, the author argues that an ontological agent is the ongoing effect or by-product rather than the antecedent cause of actions. Applied to the relation between natural and supernatural in philosophical cosmology, this allows one to claim, first, that agents (whether natural or supernatural) are not sensibly perceived, but only inferred from the ongoing observation of empirical actions; second, that the distinction between the natural and the supernatural is then conceivably (...)
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    Joseph A. Bracken (1994). Proposals for Overcoming the Atomism Within Process-Relational Metaphysics. Process Studies 23 (1):10-24.
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    Joseph A. Bracken (2012). Whiteheadian Societies as Open-Ended Systems and Open-Ended Systems as Whiteheadian Societies. Process Studies 41 (1):64-85.
    In this essay I defend two interrelated theses. The first is that Whiteheadian structured societies are best understood as open-ended systems akin to those currently being proposed in the natural and social sciences by Stuart Kauff­man, David Sloan Wilson, and Niklas Luhmann. The second is that an open-ended system is best understood in terms of an ongoing interplay of subjectivity and objectivity, which I derive from a modest rethinking of the workings of a Whiteheadian structured society.
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    Joseph A. Bracken & J. S. (1974). The Holy Trinity as a Community of Divine Persons, II Person and Nature in the Doctrine of God. Heythrop Journal 15 (3):257–270.
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    Joseph A. Bracken, Jacqueline Broad, Karen Green, Kristina Camilleri, Pheng Cheah & Suzanne Guerlac (2009). Baker, Robert B., and Laurence B. McCullough, Editors. The Cambridge World History of Medical Ethics. Cambridge-New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009. Pp. Xxviii+ 876. Cloth, $250.00. Bayer, Thora Ilin, and Donald Phillip Verene, Editors. Giambattista Vico: Keys to the New Science: Translations, Commentaries, and Essays. Ithaca-London: Cornell University Press, 2009. Pp. Xi+ 209. Paper, $17.95. [REVIEW] Journal of the History of Philosophy 47 (3):483-86.
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    Joseph A. Bracken (2001). A Brief, Liberal, Catholic Defense of Abortion. Process Studies 30 (1):176-177.
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    Joseph A. Bracken (2013). Actual Entities and Socities, Gene Mutations and Cell Development. Process Studies 42 (1):64-76.
    A superposition of the field ofmeaning or set of concepts proper to process philosophy and theology upon the field ofmeaning proper to contemporary biology yields some interesting results for both disciplines. Gene mutations within cells can be philosophically explained as a society of actual entities deviating from the normal pattern ofdevelopment within the structured society proper to a cell and the different genes at work in it. The notion of supervenience or emergence within biology confirms that developing organisms exercise a (...)
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    Werner Menski, Carl Olson, William Cenkner, Anne E. Monius, Sarah Hodges, Jeffrey J. Kripal, Carol Salomon, Deepak Sarma, William Cenkner, John E. Cort, Peter A. Huff, Joseph A. Bracken, Larry D. Shinn, Jonathan S. Walters, Ellison Banks Findly, John Grimes, Loriliai Biernacki, David L. Gosling, Thomas Forsthoefel, Michael H. Fisher, Ian Barrow, Srimati Basu, Natalie Gummer, Pradip Bhattacharya, John Grimes, Heather T. Frazer, Elaine Craddock, Andrea Pinkney, Joseph Schaller, Michael W. Myers, Lise F. Vail, Wayne Howard, Bradley B. Burroughs, Shalva Weil, Joseph A. Bracken, Christopher W. Gowans, Dan Cozort, Katherine Janiec Jones, Carl Olson, M. D. McLean, A. Whitney Sanford, Sarah Lamb, Eliza F. Kent, Ashley Dawson, Amir Hussain, John Powers, Jennifer B. Saunders & Ramdas Lamb (2005). Book Reviews. [REVIEW] International Journal of Hindu Studies 9 (1-3):153-228.
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    Joseph A. Bracken (1986). Spirit and Society. Process Studies 15 (4):244-255.
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    Joseph A. Bracken (2010). God, Chance and Purpose. Process Studies 39 (1):106-116.
    In God, Chance and Purpose, David Bartholomew uses probability theory to show how Divine Providence can be active in a world governed by chance and necessity. At the micro-level of Nature God uses a statistical formula to control the outcome of seemingly random events; at the macro-level God influences but does not control the outcome of events. From a Whiteheadian perspective “the common element of form” of a society could be seen as the equivalent of Bartholomew’s statistical formula but generated (...)
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    Pradip Bhattacharya, Edward T. Ulrich, Joseph A. Bracken, Richard Weiss, Christopher Key Chapple, Michael C. Brannigan, Theodore M. Ludwig, S. Nagarajan, Michael H. Fisher, Steve Derné, Herman Tull, Jarrod W. Brown, Joanna Kirkpatrick, Edward T. Ulrich, Carl Olson & Deepak Sarma (2004). Book Reviews. [REVIEW] International Journal of Hindu Studies 8 (1-3):203-227.
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    John Grimes, Robin Rinehart, Hillary Rodrigues, John M. Koller, Elaine Craddock, Ludo Rocher, Will Sweetman, Boyd H. Wilson, Edward C. Dimock, Thomas Forsthoefel, Hal W. French, Timothy C. Cahill, William J. Jackson, John Powers, Frederick M. Smith, Gavin Flood, Lelah Dushkin, Sheila McDonough, Frank J. Hoffman, Karni Pal Bhati, Anne E. Monius, Fred Dallmayr, Marcia Hermansen, Joseph A. Bracken, Carl Olson, William P. Harman, Donatella Rossi, Anna B. Bigelow & Jeffrey J. Kripal (1998). Book Reviews and Notices. [REVIEW] International Journal of Hindu Studies 2 (2):267-310.
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    Joseph A. Bracken (1998). Revising Process Metaphysics in Response to Ian Barbour's Critique. Zygon 33 (3):405-414.
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    Joseph A. Bracken (1987). Testimony and Intersubjectivity. Philosophy and Theology 2 (1):35-43.
    Following a brief examination of some remarks by Paul Ricoeur on the notion of testimony. I provide the outline or an analysis of revelation based upon certain key concepts of process philosophy. This is followed by a more specific interpretation within the context of Whitehead’s philosophy of process.
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    Joseph A. Bracken (1977). Schelling's Positive Philosophy. Journal of the History of Philosophy 15 (3):324-330.
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    Joseph A. Bracken (1978). "The Later Philosophy of Schelling: The Influence of Boehme on the Works of 1809-1815," by Robert F. Brown. Modern Schoolman 55 (2):196-197.
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    Joseph A. Bracken (2012). “God's Will or God's Desires For Us. Process Studies 40 (1):191-192.
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    Joseph A. Bracken (2004). The Field Metaphor in Ervin Laszlo's Philosophy and in Neo-Whiteheadian Metaphysics. Process Studies 33 (2):303-313.
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    Nitin Trasi, Francis X. Clooney, Maria Hibbets, George Cronk, Brian A. Hatcher, Robin Rinehart, Karen Pechilis Prentiss, Hal W. French, Francis X. Clooney, Lisa Bellantoni, Frank J. Korom, Robert Menzies, Constantina Rhodes Bailly, Gavin Flood, Rebecca J. Manring, Loriliai Biernacki, Brian K. Pennington, John Grimes, Richard D. MacPhail, Glenn Wallis, John J. Thatamanil, John Grimes, Thomas Forsthoefel, Denise Cush, Yasmin Saikia, Joseph A. Bracken, Lise F. Vail, Jacqueline Suthren Hirst, Judson B. Trapnell, Ellison Banks Findly, Paul Waldau, D. L. Johnson & John Grimes (2000). Book Reviews and Notices. [REVIEW] International Journal of Hindu Studies 4 (1):61-107.
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    Joseph A. Bracken (2009). The Objective Reality of the Past: Some Further Reflections. Process Studies 38 (1):108 - 118.
    Some Whiteheadians argue that past actual entities only exist and are available for prehension by later actual entities within the divine consequent nature. Others insist that past actual entities are objectively immortal and available for prehension within the extensive continuum. Based on an interpretation of Whiteheadian societies as structured fields of activity for their constituent actual occasions, this article proposes that the world has an objective reality even apart from the existence of God, and that past actual entities are reflected (...)
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    Joseph A. Bracken (2004). Review of Michel Weber (Ed.), After Whitehead: Rescher on Process Metaphysics. [REVIEW] Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews 2004 (12).
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    Joseph A. Bracken (1989). Energy-Events and Fields. Process Studies 18 (3):153-165.
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    Joseph A. Bracken (1976). Freedom and Causality in the Philosophy of Schelling. New Scholasticism 50 (2):164-182.
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    Joseph A. Bracken (2007). Review of David Ray Griffin, Whitehead's Radically Different Postmodern Philosophy: An Argument for its Contemporary Relevance. [REVIEW] Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews 2007 (7).
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    Joseph A. Bracken (2005). La Dialectique de l'Intuition Chez Alfred North Whitehead. Newsletter of the Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy 33 (102):20-22.
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    Rita M. Gross, Dermot Killingley, Ramakrishna Puligandla, Joseph A. Bracken & Christopher Key Chapple (1999). Book Reviews and Notices. [REVIEW] International Journal of Hindu Studies 3 (3):319-327.
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    Joseph A. Bracken (1998). The Metaphysical Grounding for a Multi-Term Approach to Human Nature. American Journal of Theology and Philosophy 19 (3):241 - 253.
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    Joseph A. Bracken (1984). Essential and Existential Truth. Philosophy Today 28 (1):66-76.
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    Joseph A. Bracken (2012). Teilhard, Whitehead, and A Metaphysics of Intersubjectivity. Process Studies 39 (2):370-371.
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    Joseph A. Bracken (2009). Whitehead and Roman Catholics: What Went Wrong? American Journal of Theology and Philosophy 30 (2):153 - 167.
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  45. Joseph A. Bracken, Rémi Brague, J. Budziszewski & Stratford Caldecott (2009). An Asterisk Denotes a Publication by a Member of the American Catholic Philosophical Association. The Editors Welcome Suggestions for Reviews. Bedau, Mark A., and Emily C. Parke, Eds. The Ethics of Protocells: Moral and Social Implications of Creating Life in the Laboratory. Cambridge, Mass. And London: MIT Press, 2009. Pp. X+ 368. Paper $28.00, ISBN: 978-0-262-51269-5. [REVIEW] American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly 83 (3).
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  46. Joseph A. Bracken, Marc A. Pugliese & Gloria L. Schaab (eds.) (2012). Seeking Common Ground: Evaluation & Critique of Joseph Bracken's Comprehensive Worldview. Marquette University Press.
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  47. Joseph A. Bracken (2004). The One in the Many: A Contemporary Reconstruction of the God-World Relation. Tijdschrift Voor Filosofie 66 (1):168-170.
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  48. Joseph A. Bracken (2008). Whitehead’s Rethinking of the Problem of Evil. In Michel Weber (ed.), Handbook of Whiteheadian Process Thought. De Gruyter 549-560.
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