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Essays in science and philosophy

Author: Alfred North Whitehead
Publisher: New York : Philosophical Library, [1948] ©1948
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alfred North Whitehead
OCLC Number: 522370
Description: 255 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Part I. Personal. Autobiographical notes ; Memories ; The education of an Englishman ; England and the narrow seas ; An appeal to sanity --
Part II. Philosophy. Immortality ; Mathematics and the good ; Process and reality ; John Dewey and his influence ; Analysis of meaning ; Uniformity and contingency --
Part III. Education. The study of the past --
its uses and its dangers ; Education and self-education ; Mathematics and liberal education ; Science in general education ; Historical changes ; Harvard: the future --
Part IV. Science. The first physical synthesis ; Axioms of geometry ; Mathematics ; Non-Euclidean geometry ; Indication, classes, numbers, validation ; Einstein's theory --
Acknowledgments --
Index.
Responsibility: Alfred North Whitehead.

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