Alfred North Whitehead Biography

Philosopher, Journalist, Mathematician(1861–1947)
British mathematician and philosopher Alfred North Whitehead’s Treatise on Universal Algebra extended Boolean symbolic logic. He received the Order of Merit.

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Alfred North Whitehead was born February 15, 1861, in Ramsgate, England. His Treatise on Universal Algebra (1898) extended Boolean symbolic logic. He collaborated with Bertrand Russell on the epochal Principia Mathematical (1910–1913), which attempted to establish the thesis of logicism. Process and Reality (1929), was his major work in metaphysics. He received the Order of Merit in 1945.

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