# Alfred North Whitehead, 1861-1947

### Biographical note

English mathematician and philosopher. He wrote on algebra, logic, foundations of mathematics, philosophy of science, physics, metaphysics, and education. Whitehead supervised the doctoral dissertations of Bertrand Russell and Willard Van Orman Quine, thus influencing logic and virtually all of analytic philosophy. He co-authored the epochal Principia Mathematica with Russell.

### Works

- A treatise on universal algebra, with applications [1898]
- An introduction to mathematics [1911]
- The axioms of projective geometry [1906]
- The axioms of descriptive geometry [1907]
- An enquiry concerning the principles of natural knowledge [1919]
- The organisation of thought, educational and scientific [1917]
- The Concept of Nature: The Tarner Lectures Delivered in Trinity College, November 1919 / Alfred North Whitehead
- The principle of relativity with applications to physical science [1922]
- The rhythm of education; an address delivered to the Training college association [1922]
- The Function Of Reason [1929]
- Philosophical essays for Alfred North Whitehead, February fifteenth nineteen hundred and thirty-six []