SCIENCE AND THE MODERN WORLD
“This is the most important book published in the…realms of science and philosophy since Descartes’s Discourse on Method.” – Herbert Read, Critic and Philosopher
Written by one of the most respected and readable modern philosophers, this volume is a study of the effect of science and belief in individualism on philosophy in the last three centuries as well as a brilliant presentation of Whitehead’s own great contribution to the 20th century – his philosophy of organism.
Alfred North Whitehead, one of the deans of 20th century philosophy, was born in England, graduated from Trinity College, Cambrdige, taught at Imperial Colelge in England, and then at Harvard University from 1924 to his death in 1947. He is the author of Adventures of Ideas, and The Aims of Education.