Alfred North Whitehead

[Revised entry by Andrew David Irvine on March 10, 2015. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Alfred North Whitehead (1861 - 1947) was a British mathematician, logician and philosopher best known
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[Revised entry by Andrew David Irvine on March 10, 2015. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Alfred North Whitehead (1861 - 1947) was a British mathematician, logician and philosopher best known for his work in mathematical logic and the philosophy of science. In collaboration with Bertrand Russell, he co-authored the landmark three-volume Principia Mathematica (1910, 1912, 1913). Later he was instrumental in pioneering the approach...

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