Alfred North Whitehead

Alfred North Whitehead

was an English mathematician who became a philosopher
The aims of scientific thought are to see the general in the particular and the eternal in the transitory.More Alfred North Whitehead quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A race preserves its vigor so long as it harbors a real contrast between what has been and what may be; and so long as it is nerved by the vigor to adventure beyond the safeties of the past. Without adventure civilization is in full decay.More Alfred North Whitehead quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Human life is driven forward by its dim apprehension of notions too general for its existing language.More Alfred North Whitehead quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
What is morality in any given time or place? It is what the majority then and there happen to like, and immorality is what they dislikeMore Alfred North Whitehead quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Each generation criticizes the unconscious assumptions made by its parent. It may assent to them, but it brings them out in the open.More Alfred North Whitehead quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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