The Concept of Nature: The Tarner Lectures, Delivered in Trinity College, November 1919

Dover Publications (1920)

In addition to his brilliant achievements in theoretical mathematics, Alfred North Whitehead exercised an extensive knowledge of philosophy and literature that informs and elevates all of his works. In this book, he offers undergraduate students and other readers an absorbing exploration of the fundamental problems of substance, space, and time. The Concept of Nature originated with Whitehead's Tarner Lectures of 1919, and its discussions are highlighted by a criticism of Einstein's method of interpreting results, and by the author's alternative development of the celebrated theory of the four-dimensional space-time manifold. 1920 ed.
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ISBN(s) 1437885497   1177710498   0486438996   1164270311   1152810014   978-1-107-11373-2 978-1-107-53431-5
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