[Revised entry by Ronald Desmet and Andrew David Irvine on November 10, 2022.
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Alfred North Whitehead (1861 – 1947) was a British mathematician and philosopher best known for his work in mathematical logic and the philosophy of science. In collaboration with Bertrand Russell, he co-authored the landmark three-volume Principia Mathematica (1910, 1912, 1913). Later, he was instrumental in pioneering the approach to metaphysics now known as process philosophy….
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