Adventures of Ideas by Alfred North Whitehead

Adventures of Ideas

byAlfred North Whitehead

Paperback | January 1, 1967

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The title of this book, Adventures of Ideas, bears two meanings, both applicable to the subject-matter. One meaning is the effect of certain ideas in promoting the slow drift of mankind towards civilization. This is the Adventure of Ideas in the history of mankind. The other meaning is the author's adventure in framing a speculative scheme of ideas which shall be explanatory of the historical adventure.

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Alfred North Whitehead, who began his career as a mathematician, ranks as the foremost philosopher in the twentieth century to construct a speculative system of philosophical cosmology. After his graduation from Cambridge University, he lectured there until 1910 on mathematics. Like Bertrand Russell (see also Vol. 5), his most brillian...
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Title:Adventures of IdeasFormat:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 8.44 × 5.5 × 0.8 inPublished:January 1, 1967Publisher:Free Press

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ISBN - 10:0029351707

ISBN - 13:9780029351703

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The title of this book, Adventures of Ideas, bears two meanings, both applicable to the subject-matter. One meaning is the effect of certain ideas in promoting the slow drift of mankind towards civilization. This is the Adventure of Ideas in the history of mankind. The other meaning is the author's adventure in framing a speculative scheme of ideas which shall be explanatory of the historical adventure.