Alfred North Whitehead: An Anthology (2 Part Set)

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First published in 1953, this volume collects in one place a number of works by the mathematician and philosopher Alfred North Whitehead (1861–1947). The works included in this anthology were selected by F. S. C. Northrop and Mason W. Gross, who omitted only the major early works which were readily available elsewhere. For each selection, an introduction has been supplied by Dr Gross, and a glossary illuminating Whitehead's unique terminology has been appended to the end of the volume. This book will be as an indispensable resource for anyone wishing to research the enduring ideas and philosophy of A. N. Whitehead.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780521173520
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication date: 3/3/2011
  • Edition description: Reissue
  • Pages: 928
  • Product dimensions: 5.51 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 2.17 (d)

Table of Contents

1. On mathematical concepts of the material world; 2. The aims of education and other essays; 3. An enquiry concerning the principles of natural knowledge; 4. The concept of Nature; 5. The principle of relativity with applications to physical science; 6. Science and the modern world; 7. Religion in the making; 8. Symbolism, its meaning and effect; 9. Process and reality: an essay in cosmology; 10. Adventures of ideas; 11. Modes of thought: Whitehead's terminology Mason W. Gross.

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