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Whitehead, Alfred North 1861-1947

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Works: 1,476 works in 4,758 publications in 12 languages and 120,176 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Interviews  Miscellanea 
Subject Headings: Philosophers 
Roles: Honoree, Originator, Creator, Other
Classifications: B1674.W354, 192
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Most widely held works by Alfred North Whitehead
Process and reality : an essay in cosmology by Alfred North Whitehead ( Book )
109 editions published between 1929 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 3,270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Process and Reality, Whitehead's magnum opus, is one of the major philosophical works of the modern world, and an extensive body of secondary literature has developed around it. Yet surely no significant philosophical book has appeared in the last two centuries in nearly so deplorable a condition as has this one, with its many hundreds of errors and with over three hundred discrepancies between the American (Macmillan) and the English (Cambridge) editions, which appeared in different formats with divergent paginations. The work itself is highly technical and far from easy to understand, and in many passages the errors in those editions were such as to compound the difficulties. The need for a corrected edition has been keenly felt for many decades
The aims of education & other essays by Alfred North Whitehead ( Book )
141 editions published between 1900 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The general topic of this volume is education on its intellectual side. One main idea runs through the various chapters, and it is illustrated in them from many points of view. It can be stated briefly thus: the students are alive, and the purpose of education is to stimulate and guide their self-development. It follows as a corollary from this premise, that the teachers also should be alive with living thoughts. The whole book is a protest against dead knowledge, that is to say, inert ideas. - Preface
Adventures of ideas by Alfred North Whitehead ( Book )
139 editions published between 1932 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 2,700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
History of the human race from the point of view of mankind's changing ideas--sociological, cosmological, philosophica
An introduction to mathematics by Alfred North Whitehead ( Book )
131 editions published between 1910 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,026 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Symbolism, its meaning and effect by Alfred North Whitehead ( Book )
56 editions published between 1927 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,973 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Science and the modern world by Alfred North Whitehead ( Book )
163 editions published between 1925 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,897 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Essays in science and philosophy by Alfred North Whitehead ( Book )
48 editions published between 1943 and 1977 in English and held by 1,592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Science and the modern world. Lowell lectures, 1925 by Alfred North Whitehead ( Book )
85 editions published between 1925 and 2011 in English and held by 1,589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Principia mathematica by Alfred North Whitehead ( Book )
112 editions published between 1910 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An unabridged, digitally enlarged printing of Principia mathematica
Modes of thought by Alfred North Whitehead ( Book )
53 editions published between 1908 and 1985 in 3 languages and held by 1,531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Modes of Thought was written 20 years ago from lectures delivered by Whitehead at Wellesley, the University of Chicago, and Harvard. In it Whitehead developed the brilliant new concepts of clarity and precision of statement which have since become fundamental principles of construction underlying all of the fields of modern intellectual analysis
Religion in the making; Lowell lectures, 1926 by Alfred North Whitehead ( Book )
28 editions published between 1926 and 2011 in English and held by 1,397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The function of reason by Alfred North Whitehead ( Book )
49 editions published between 1929 and 1988 in 4 languages and held by 1,336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The concept of nature, Tarner lectures delivered in Trinity College, November, 1919 by Alfred North Whitehead ( Book )
76 editions published between 1920 and 2010 in English and held by 1,225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Originally published in 1920 and based on the Tarner Lectures in the philosophy of science, this early work by Alfred North Whitehead made an important contribution to the development of philosophic naturalism. It featured his assessment of the impact of Einstein's theories and the new findings of modern physics on nature." "Whitehead critiques generally accepted ideas about substance, space, and time, as inherited from ancient Greek philosophers and as modified in the Enlightenment. Although Whitehead accepted Einstein's theory of relativity, he took issue with Einstein's interpretation of it. Instead of positing matter as the substratum of the universe, Whitehead argued for the "event" and the "process of becoming" as the starting points for analyzing reality. He thought that this "organic" interpretation was closer to our direct, everyday experience of attributes and their relations than the abstract notion of matter assumed by philosophers and scientists for so many centuries."--BOOK JACKET
Religion in the making by Alfred North Whitehead ( Book )
67 editions published between 1926 and 2011 in English and held by 986 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Four Lectures...delivered in King's Chapel, Boston...Feburary, 1926."
An enquiry concerning the principles of natural knowledge by Alfred North Whitehead ( Book )
51 editions published between 1919 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 849 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This text ranks among Whitehead's most important works; forming a perspective on scientific observation that incorporates a complex view of experience, rather than prioritising the position of 'pure' sense data
Alfred North Whitehead : an anthology by Alfred North Whitehead ( Book )
26 editions published between 1953 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
First published in 1953, this is a collection of selected works by the mathematician and philosopher Alfred North Whitehead (1861-1947)
Principia mathematica : to *56 by Alfred North Whitehead ( Book )
67 editions published between 1927 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An abridged text of Principia Mathematica, suitable for an introductory study of logic
Whitehead's American essays in social philosophy by Alfred North Whitehead ( Book )
21 editions published between 1959 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 732 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nature and life by Alfred North Whitehead ( Book )
36 editions published between 1924 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Science and philosophy by Alfred North Whitehead ( Book )
22 editions published between 1948 and 1974 in English and held by 708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Huai-hei-te, 1861-1947
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Уайтхед, А. Н. (Альфред Норт), 1861-1947
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화이트헤드, 앨프레드 노스, 1861-1947
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怀德海, 1861-1947
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