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 Alfred North Whitehead

Alfred North Whitehead

Birth
Ramsgate, Thanet District, Kent, England
Death 30 Dec 1947 (aged 86)
Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Cambridge, City of Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England
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Memorial ID 21197 · View Source
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Mathematician and philosopher. Fellow of Trinity College Cambridge and later Professor of Philosophy at Harvard. Together with Bertrand Russel wrote the 'Principia Mathematica', claimed to be the greatest contribution to logic since Aristotle. His incription translated in part reads: 'He could be said to have lived three lives in two countries, the first devoted to mathematics, the second to physics, the third to metaphysics'.

Bio by: David Conway


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  • Added: 10 Apr 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 21197
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Alfred North Whitehead (15 Feb 1861–30 Dec 1947), Find A Grave Memorial no. 21197, citing Trinity College, Cambridge, City of Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave .