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    Alfred North Whitehead, Science and the Modern World (Minkowski Institute Press, Montreal), 248 pages.

ISBN: 978-1-989970-86-7 (ebook) - $7.00

ISBN: 978-1-989970-85-0 (softcover) - $18.70

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Published on 22 January 2022

Notable quote:

Any physical object which by its influence deteriorates its environment, commits suicide

(p. 138 in the original publication; p. 125 in the new publication).


This is a new publication of Whitehead's book Science and the Modern World.

Alfred North Whitehead, Science and the Modern World (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 1929).

The subjects discussed in the book are:

I. The Origins of Modern Science

II. Mathematics as an Element in the History of Thought

III. The Century of Genius

IV. The Eighteenth Century

V. The Romantic Reaction

VI. The Nineteenth Century

VII. Relativity

VIII. The Quantum Theory

IX. Science and Philosophy

X. Abstraction

XI. God

XII. Religion and Science

XIII. Requisites for Social Progress

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