Author:Alfred North Whitehead
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←Author Index: Wh  Alfred North Whitehead (1861–1947) 
English mathematician who became a philosopher. He wrote on algebra, logic, foundations of mathematics, philosophy of science, physics, metaphysics, and education This author wrote articles for the 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica. Articles attributed to this author are designated in EB1911 by the initials "A. N. W." 
Works[edit]
 A Treatise on Universal Algebra with Applications, 1898
 Principia Mathematica (with Bertrand Russell), 1910–1913 (transcription project)
 An Introduction to Mathematics, 1911
 The Organization of Thought Educational and Scientific, 1917
 An Enquiry Concerning the Principles of Natural Knowledge, 1919 (transcription project)
 The Concept of Nature, 1920, Lectures delivered at Trinity College.
 The Principle of Relativity with Applications to Physical Science., 1922
Contributions to EB1911[edit]
 "Geometry," in Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed., 1911) (Part VI. NonEuclidean Geometry) with Bertrand Russell; and (Part VII. Axioms of Geometry)
 "Mathematics," in Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed., 1911)
Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, 1923.
The author died in 1947, so works by this author are also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 70 years or less. Works by this author may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.
