ISBN 978-1-933237-18-3 (paperback), $9.95
The Nature of the Individual
by Isabel Scribner Stearns
Alfred North Whitehead called Isabel
Scribner Stearns the most talented
female philosopher in America.
Drawing on Whitehead and her other
teachers, Paul Weiss, C.I. Lewis,
H.H. Price, and Grace de Laguna,
as well as the traditions of ancient
Greek philosophy, Continental
Rationalism, German Idealism, and
American Pragmatism, Stearns has
created an epistemologically and
logically sound systematic account
of the ontology of individuation and
the relational genesis and endurance
of individual beings.
Includes an article-length Foreword
by Jude Jones of Fordham University.
"This is a surprising little book that will
generously reward the careful reader. It
is unfortunate that it has not been widely
known since its composition in the 1930s.
But, as the cliche has it, better late than
- Daniel Dombrowski in The Review of
Metaphysics 64, 4 (June 2011): 882-883.