Alfred North Whitehead

1861 - 1947

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Alfred Whitehead was a mathematician and philosopher who collaborated with Bertrand Russell on Principia Mathematica (1910-13).
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List of References (24 books/articles)

Some Quotations (43)

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Mathematicians born in the same country

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Additional Material in MacTutor

  1. A N Whitehead's Mathematics in the History of Thought
  2. A N Whitehead's Autobiographical Notes
  3. A N Whitehead addresses the British Association in 1916
  4. Obituary: The Times

Honours awarded to Alfred North Whitehead
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Fellow of the Royal Society1903
Royal Society Sylvester Medal1925


Other Web sites
  1. Encyclopaedia Britannica
  2. NNDB
  3. Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
  1. Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Principia Mathematica)
  2. Mathematical Genealogy Project

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