Adventures of Ideas

Adventures of Ideas

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Overview

The title of this book, Adventures of Ideas, bears two meanings, both applicable to the subject-matter. One meaning is the effect of certain ideas in promoting the slow drift of mankind towards civilization. This is the Adventure of Ideas in the history of mankind. The other meaning is the author's adventure in framing a speculative scheme of ideas which shall be explanatory of the historical adventure.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780029351703
Publisher: Free Press
Publication date: 01/01/1967
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 584,769
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.43(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

An English mathematician and philosopher, Alfred North Whitehead provided the foundation for the shool of thought known as process philosophy. With an academic career that spanned from Cambridge to Harvard, Whitehead wrote extensively on mathematics, metaphysis, and philosophy. He died in Massachusetts in 1947.

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