Whitehead, Alfred North

Whitehead (1861-1947) was educated at Sherbone School and Trinity College, Cambridge. He was fellow (1884), assistant lecturer (1885) and senior mathematical lecturer at Trinity College (1884-1910), where he wrote the celebrated Principia Mathematica with his former pupil Bertrand Russell . He was then lecturer in applied mathematics and mechanics and, later, reader in geometry at University College, London (1911-14), professor of applied mathematics at the Imperial College of Science (1914-24) and professor of philosophy at Harvard (1924-37).

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