, Volume 36, Issue 1–2, pp 159–177 | Cite as

Towards a Metaphysics of Complexity

  • Keith RobinsonEmail author


In this paper I combine aspects of process philosophy and elements from philosophies of difference in order to give some indication of how we might begin to construct a metaphysics of contemporary science. I will focus on the work of Whitehead and Deleuze as representatives of each respective tradition and try to show how their work can be fruitfully articulated together in the context of complexity theory.


Process difference ontology metaphysics immanence complexity self-organization transcendental constructivism creativity 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of PhilosophyKatholieke Universiteit LeuvenLeuvenBelgium

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