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Author Name:    WHITEHEAD, Alfred North.

Title:   Process and Reality : An Essay in Cosmology. Gifford Lectures delivered in the University of Edinburgh during the Session 1917-28

Publisher:    Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1929, 

Seller ID:   87445

WHITEHEAD, Alfred North. Process and Reality : An Essay in Cosmology. Gifford Lectures delivered in the University of Edinburgh during the Session 1917-28. Cambridge : At the University Press, 1929. First Edition. Pp [i]-xxiii,(1),[1]-509,(3). Index. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Alfred North Whitehead (1861-1947) was an English mathematician who became a philosopher. He wrote on algebra, logic, foundations of mathematics, philosophy of science, physics, metaphysics, and education. He co-authored the epochalPrincipia Mathematica with Bertrand Russell. In philosophy, especially met aphysics, the book Process and Reality sets out his philosophy of organism,also called process philosophy. George Parkin Grant (1918-1988) was a Cana dian philosopher, teacher and political commentator, whose popular appeal peaked in the late 1960s and 1970s. He is best known for his nationalism, political conservatism, comments on technology, pacifism, Christian faith, and conservative views regarding abortion and is credited as one of Canada's most original thinkers. Grant was a faculty member at Dalhousie University,Halifax, N.S., twice (1947-1960, 1980-1988). Wear to spine ends and corner s, indentations and rubbing to cloth, small bookplate, front inner hinge starting, else very good, with a photograph of Whitehead laid in. Ex-libris George P. Grant (without indication, but acquired from his estate). 175.00


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