The promise and perils of process metaphysics

[image: Heraclitus, WikiCommons]

Panta chōrei kai ouden menei kai dis es ton auton potamon ouk an embaies.
“Everything changes and nothing remains still … and … you cannot step twice into the same stream.”

This famous phrase by the pre-Socratic philosopher Heraclitus of Ephesus — uttered in the 6th…