Alfred North Whitehead Quotes

Where are no whole truths; all truths are half-truths. It is trying to treat them as whole truths that plays the devil.




Alfred North Whitehead, 1861-1947, Philosopher & Mathematician, Dialogues, 16

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Alfred North Whitehead
Alfred North Whitehead
  • Born: February 15, 1861
  • Died: December 30, 1947
  • Nationality: English
  • Profession: Mathematician

Alfred North Whitehead OM FRS FBA was an English mathematician and philosopher. He is best known as the defining figure of the philosophical school known as process philosophy, which today has found application to a wide variety of disciplines, including ecology, theology, education, physics, biology, economics, and psychology, among other areas.