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Whitehead, Alfred North
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(Feb 15, 1861, Ramsgate, Kent – Dec 30, 1947, Cambridge, MA) developed one of the most important blueprints of 20th-century natural philosophy, with critical stimuli leading to a revision of the modern dualism of the human and natural worlds. After an early education in the humanities he turned to the study of mathematics. The Principia Mathematica, which he wrote with B. Russell, was published between 1910 and 1913; it fundamentally influenced the development of mathematical logic. As the occupant of the chair of applied physics at t…

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Kather, Regine, “Whitehead, Alfred North”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 29 March 2020 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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