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Alfred North Whitehead


Who is Alfred North Whitehead?

Alfred North Whitehead, OM FRS was an English mathematician and philosopher. He is best known as the defining figure of the philosophical school known as process philosophy, which today has found application to a wide variety of disciplines, including ecology, theology, education, physics, biology, economics, and psychology, among other areas.

  • also known as 阿爾弗雷德·諾思·懷特黑德; Уайтхед, Альфред Норт
  • born on (154 years ago) in Ramsgate
  • nationality: United States of America
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  • profession: Philosopher, logician, mathematician
  • died on (68 years ago) in Cambridge
  • written works: "Adventures of ideas", "The aims of education", "The function of reason", "A treatise on universal algebra", "Essays in science and philosophy", "The interpretation of science", "Abenteuer der Ideen", "The principle of relativity with applications to physical science", "Whitehead's American essays in social philosophy", "The rhythm of education", "Prozeß und Realität. Entwurf einer Kosmologie", "La Funcion De La Razon", "Science and the modern world", "Aventures d'idées", "A key to Whitehead's Process and reality", "Symbolism: its meaning and effect", "The wit and wisdom of Alfred North Whitehead", "Naturaleza y vida", "The organisation of thought, educational and scientific", "The axioms of projective geometry", "Gilgulan shel deʻot", "Dialogues of Alfred North Whitehead", "A Philosopher Looks at Science", "Der Begriff Der Natur", "La organización del pensamiento", "An Introduction To Mathematics", "Wie entsteht Religion?", "Denkweisen", "Wissenschaft und moderne Welt", "The concept of nature", "Principia Mathematica", "An enquiry concerning the principles of natural knowledge", "On mathematical concepts of the material world", "Process and Reality"

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Curriculum Studies (2010)

by Craig Kridel

The scholarly ethos of curriculum studies clearly keeps alive a refreshing orientation that seeks diverse possibilities in the spirit advocated by Maxine Greene, Alfred North Whitehead, W. E. B. Du Bois, John Dewey, Jane Addams, Paulo Freire, ...

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We think in generalities, but we live in detail. (Alfred North Whitehead)
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