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Alfred North Whitehead"s conception of scientific method.

Vincent Frederick Lackner

Alfred North Whitehead"s conception of scientific method.

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Published in [Toronto] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Whitehead, Alfred North, -- 1861-1947,
  • Science -- Methodology

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsToronto, Ont. University.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination237 leaves.
    Number of Pages237
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18588393M


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Alfred North Whitehead was born in Ramsgate, Kent, England, in His father, Alfred Whitehead, was a minister and schoolmaster of Chatham House Academy, a successful school for boys established by Thomas Whitehead, Alfred North's grandfather.

Whitehead himself recalled both of them as being very successful schoolmasters, but that his grandfather was the more extraordinary man. The method is briefly described in the Introduction and is set out more fully in Part 2, which contains summaries of a number of workbooks which lend themselves to being used by the method.

Part 1 is an essay on Plato’s Seventh Letter [=7th], which aims to show the importance of the 7th but also the value of the workbook method. The Divine Relativity: A Social Conception of God. The Terry Lectures, New Haven: Yale University Press, Pp.

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