Alfred North Whitehead

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Noun1.Alfred North Whitehead - English philosopher and mathematician who collaborated with Bertrand Russell (1861-1947)Alfred North Whitehead - English philosopher and mathematician who collaborated with Bertrand Russell (1861-1947)
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(5) Alfred North Whitehead, Symbolism: Its Meaning and Effect (1927; New York: Fordham University Press, 1985), 25-26.
English mathematician and philosopher Alfred North Whitehead said,
As Alfred North Whitehead said: 'Any really original idea appears ridiculous when first introduced.'
Dinnen's focus on the banal notably departs from technicist discourses on ubiquitous computation and speculative philosophy often invoked to analyze it (Graham Harman, Alfred North Whitehead).
"If a dog jumps into your lap, it is because he is fond of you; but if a cat does the same thing, it is because your lap is warmer." - Alfred North Whitehead
English philosopher Alfred North Whitehead combined physics and philosophical perspectives to reconcile quantum mechanics insights with philosophers including Plato, Aristotle, Descartes, Leibniz, Locke, Hume, Kant and William James.
An anonymous quote of great relevance here says: 'The prosperity and strength of a nation is a reflection of the competence of her engineers.' In the words of philosopher Alfred North Whitehead: 'In the conditions of modern life, the rule is absolute: the race which does not value trained intelligence, is doomed.
The theistic thought of Alfred North Whitehead as an alternative between classical theism and religious skepticism.
He taught as if he were playing billiards, cueing bank shots with a thought from Socrates, then aiming at a side pocket with a theory from Wittgenstein, and finally running the table with Hegel, Kant, Dewey and Alfred North Whitehead.
Both Judith Butler and Alfred North Whitehead have helped her to move beyond what might seem the narrow doctrinal tradition of the past.
The British philosopher Alfred North Whitehead famously observed that "[civilization advances by extending the number of important operations which we can perform without thinking of them" (1911, 46), and F.
When "freshness has gone" and "bitterness remains," philosopher Alfred North Whitehead once argued, "satire is the last flicker of originality." At his best, Uklariski makes bitter satire seem original and fresh.