Affiliated Organizations

 

Affiliated Organizations

The following is a list of partner organizations promoting process thought around the world.

 

Becomings Collective
An emerging artists’ collective dedicated to the intersection of art and spirit, softly but intentionally grounded in a process outlook on life and way of living.  Art forms include photography, music, short essays, and poetry. Intentionally interfaith in orientation, with an appeal to  the site has a special but not exclusive emphasis on young artists who are interested in creating art at the intersection of art and spirit. read more

 

Center for Ecozoic Studies
From its beginning in 2000, the Center for Ecozoic Studies has been concerned with the integration of the human world in the natural world. Their work has been inspired and guided by Thomas Berry’s vision and insight. read more

 

Center for Open & Relational Theology
The Center for Open and Relational Theology began in 2019. It fosters networks, develops resources, sponsors projects, and promotes events that deepen and broaden open and relational theologies. It appreciates and builds from the important work of previous open and relational thinkers. read more

 

Center for Process Spirituality (Arkansas)
The Center for Process Spirituality (Arkansas) explores a process outlook on life and way of living in the world in our local settings. It is affiliated with Open Horizons: A Platform for Process Explorations and The Becomings Collective for Emerging Artists. read more

 

Church for Our Common Home
A non-profit that provides artistic, religious and psychological services to awaken to the moral and ecologic crisis as an invitation for spiritual growth and creating loving community with all of creation, caring for our common home, Mother Earth. The vision is to spiritually awaken and raise our consciousness about the sacred nature of all life and our interconnectedness in order to come together as a human family and care for our common home and love God/dess with all our hearts, souls and minds and creation as ourselves. read more

 

Cobb Institute: A Community for Process & Practice
The Cobb Institute promotes a process-relational worldview to advance wisdom, harmony, and the common good, and cultivates local initiatives to bring about an ecological civilization. These aims will be accomplished by fostering creative transformation through educational development, community collaboration, sustainable practices, and spiritual integration. read more

 

Chromatiques Whiteheadiennes
The Centre for Philosophical Practice “Chromatiques whiteheadiennes” is a non-profit organization, founded in 2006. It is managed by Michel Weber and specializes in three complementary axes (research, publication and counselling), each reflecting in its own order the guiding principles of the philosophical act (creativity, efficacy, and vision). read more

 

European Society for Process Thought
The European Society for Process Thought focuses on Alfred North Whitehead’s thought in all its aspects (historically as well as systematically), the relations of Whitehead’s work to other philosophical traditions, as well as the interdisciplinary relevance of process thought. read more

 

German Whitehead Society
The German Whitehead Society was founded in January 2010 as a non-profit organization with the aim of promoting the examination of AN Whitehead’s philosophy in German-speaking countries. read more

 

Homebrewed Christianity
A podcast series established by process theologian Tripp Fuller, that has taken the world by storm. Now the #1 theology podcast, Homebrewed Christianity has grown become a community of professors, ministers, and lay people interested in exploring the big questions of theology and life. In addition to the podcast, the Homebrewed Christianity movement includes a theology book series, online courses, and more. read more 

 

Institute for American Religious and Philosophical Thought
The Institute for American Religious and Philosophical Thought (IARPT) is a community of productive scholars with diverse theological and philosophical perspectives. The Institute contributes to the academic study of religion and philosophy through interpretive, critical, and constructive reflections whose principal focus is on distinctively American religious and philosophical thought. read more

 

Institute for Ecological Civilization
The Institute for Ecological Civilization works internationally to support systemic approaches to long-term sustainability by developing collaborations among government, business, and religious leaders and among scholars, activists, and policy makers. We build effective partnerships across social sectors through consultations, think-tank gatherings, and policy engagement. read more

 

Institute for Postmodern Development of China

The Institute for the Postmodern Development of China weds the best Chinese and Western resources to identify global pathways toward ecological civilization. Using ideas that integrate classical Chinese philosophy with constructive postmodern thought, IPDC develops new solutions to practical problems associated with economic growth, social change, globalization, and the environmental crisis. read more

 

International Process Network
The International Process Network (IPN) is a network of organizations and individuals dedicated to supporting, generating, and disseminating an international discourse on the meaning and implications of process thought. The IPN is a means to activate communication with process-related organizations and individuals around the world to advance the Common Good. read more

 

Metaphysical Society of America
The Metaphysical Society of America is an organization of professional philosophers that meets annually to discuss issues of fundamental concern in all of the major areas of philosophical reflection. It is a society committed to the principle that philosophical thought is open to a variety of different traditions and methodologies, and at its annual meeting, it provides a forum for the discussion of the questions that have animated philosophical debate from the start. read more

 

Open Horizons
A website featuring multiple authors and artists exploring a process outlook on life and way of living in the world, along a virtual community of supporters from different parts of the world.  Averages unique 500 visits a day.  Focus is on process and practice.  Subject matter is wide-ranging: art and music, spirituality, ecological civilization, animals, interfaith cooperation, science, psychology, education – all considered portals to a process outlook and way. read more

 

Pando Populus
Pando Populus is a non-profit producer of initiatives and events that bring Los Angeles County change-makers together to accomplish high-impact challenges that can’t be pulled off alone. Our aim is to fast-track the region toward a more ecologically balanced way of life — what Pope Francis calls “integral ecology” and our founding chair John Cobb describes as “ecological civilization.” read more

 

Process Century Press
Process Century Press is an academic press associated with the International Process Network dedicated to transdisciplinary applications of process thought. The press publishes books that view scholarly issues and world concerns from a process perspective. read more

 

Process Philosophy Research Unit
The University of Saskatchewan Process Philosophy Research Unit (USPPRU) is unique in the Canadian university system. It comprises a group of interdisciplinary researchers, who have been actively engaged in investigating process philosophy and its relationship to education, ecology, culture, science and society since 1992. read more

 

Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy
The Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy (SPEP) is a professional organization devoted to supporting philosophy inspired by continental European traditions. With a membership of over 2500 people, it is one of the largest American philosophical societies, and strives to encourage work not only in the philosophical traditions of phenomenology and existentialism, but also in all those areas commonly associated with ‘continental philosophy,’ such as animal studies, critical theory, cultural studies, deconstruction, environmental philosophy, feminism, German idealism, hermeneutics, philosophy of the Americas, post-colonialism, post-structuralism, psychoanalysis, philosophy of race and queer theory. read more

 

Society for the Study of Process Philosophies
Founded in 1966, SSPP was one of the first satellite organizations of the American Philosophical Association. The Society is a group of scholars in philosophy and related fields with a specialty or interest in process thought. The Society holds periodic meetings in conjunction with each of the divisional meetings of the American Philosophical Association, as well as at the annual meeting of the Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy. read more

 

Way Collective
The Way Collective is a movement for wholeness in Santa Barbara, CA, and is a community of people who care for the common good of our world. By inhabiting the ancient wisdom tradition of Christian spirituality, as well as drawing from the other great ways of being and wisdom traditions available to us, the Way Collective is a community that is welcoming to people of all beliefs, backgrounds, sexual orientations, gender identities, perspectives, and convictions. Way Collective hopes to embody a new possibility for spiritual community today, one of unity and hope amidst division and despair. read more

 

Whitehead Society of Korea
The Korean Whitehead Society is an interdisciplinary group that studies the process thoughts of Alfred North Whitehead. The society is dedicated to exploring philosophy, theology, humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, and applied sciences, etc. related to Whitehead’s philosophy of organism. read more

 

Process Centers in China
Currently, there are 36 process research centers in China, all established since 2002.

  1. Beijing Center 1 (Philosophy, Beijing Normal University)
  2. Beijing Center 2 (Politics and Law, Beijing International Culture Studies University)
  3. Wuhan Center for Process (Philosophy, Huazhong University of Science and Technology)
  4. Xian Center (Process Philosophy, Xian Jiaotong University)
  5. Yancheng Center (Education, Yancheng Normal University)
  6. Suzhou Center (Sustainable Urbanization, Soochow University)
  7. Zhanjiang Center (Education, Zhanjiang Normal College)
  8. Hangzhou Center (Process Theology, Zhejiang University
  9. Shandong Center (Process Psychology, Shandong University)
  10. Tianjin Center (Process Education, Tianjin Normal University)
  11. Heilongjiang Center (Culture Philosophy, Heilongjiang University)
  12. Guilin Center (Constructive Postmodern Culture, Guangxi Normal University)
  13. Shenyang Center (Ecology, Shenyang University of Science and Technology)
  14. Tianjin Center for Social Responsibility in Business (Tianjin University of Commerce)
  15. Soochow Center for Social Responsibility in Business (Soochow University)
  16. Beijing Center for Science and Faith (Beijing Normal University)
  17. Wuhan Center for Science and Spirituality (Huazhong University of Science and Technology)
  18. Shanghai Process Center (East China University of Science and Technology)
  19. Harbin Center for Process Education (Harbin Normal University)
  20. Shanxi Center for Postmodern Thinking and Social Development (Shanxi University)
  21. Center for Constructive Postmodern Studies (Harbin Institute of Technology)
  22. Hebei Center for Postmodern Philosophy (Hebei University of Industry)
  23. Xuzhou Center for Process Studies (Jiangsu Normal University)
  24. Nanjing Center for Constructive Postmodern Studies (Southeast University))
  25. Guangzhou Center for Center for Process Philosophy and System Management Studies (South China Normal University, Guangzhou)
  26. Guangdong Center for Process Moral Education, Guangdong Academy of National Basic Education Development and Research (Guangzhou)
  27. Hengshui Center for Constructive Postmodern Ecological Agriculture (Hengshui, Hebei Province)
  28. Center for Process Marxism and Practical Philosophy, China University of Law and Politics (Beijing)
  29. Anji Constructive Postmodern Eco-Village (Anji, Zhejiang Province)
  30. Hebei Center for Organic Marxism at Hebei Normal University
  31. Taiyan Center for Organic Marxism and Ethics of Science and Technology, Taiyuan University of Technology, Shanxi Province
  32. Neijiang Sino-US Postmodern Psychology Center, Neijiang Normal College (Neijiang, Sichuan)
  33. Guangdong Center for Constructive Postmodern Philosophy and Socially Responsible Business (Guangdong Finance University)
  34. Henan Center for Constructive Postmodern and Ecological Studies, Huanghe University of Science and Technology (Zhengzhou, Henan)
  35. Hong Kong Center for Postmodern Ecological Civilization, New Asia College (Hong Kong)
  36. Zhuhai Center for Promoting Ecological Development, Zhuhai College of Beijing Institute of Technology (Zhuhai, Guangdong)

 

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