The philosophy of Alfred North Whitehead
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The philosophy of Alfred North Whitehead by Schilpp, Paul Arthur

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Published by Northwestern University in Evanston .
Written in English


  • Whitehead, Alfred North, -- 1861-1947.

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Statementedited by Paul Arthur Schilpp ...
SeriesLibrary of living philosophers -- v.3
ContributionsWhitehead, Alfred North, 1861-1947.
LC ClassificationsB1674 W38P5
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, [2], 745, [1] p., [1] leaf of plates :
Number of Pages745
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14228926M

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