Search results for: 'WHITEHEAD, Alfred North,'
WHITEHEAD, Alfred North - CARY, Joyce. Power in Men.
London : 1939First edition, first impression, presentation copy to Alfred North Whitehead, signed by Cary on the title page and with his presentation inscription to the front free endpaper: "A. N. Whitehead from his obliged and grateful reader the author." An excellent association, reflecting Whitehead's key influence on Cary's political thought in the present work.
Whitehead's... Learn More£400.00
Stock Code: 38517
WHITEHEAD, Alfred North. A Treatise on Universal Algebra with Applications.
Cambridge : 1898First edition. Vol I all published of the author's first book. Whitehead, an English mathematician and philosopher, is best known as the defining figure of the philosophical school known as process philosophy. The volume is divided into seven books: in Book I the general principles of the subject are discussed; Book II is devoted to the Algebra of Symbolic... Learn More£950.00
Stock Code: 93282
LANGER, Susanne K. Philosophy in a New Key.
Cambridge, Massachusetts : 1942First edition, first printing, of the author's best-selling and most influential work, dedicated to "Alfred North Whitehead, my great teacher and friend". Philosophy in a New Key remains "one of the largest selling paperbacks in the history of the Harvard University Press" (Hart, p. 239).
One of the most insightful and popular thinkers of the... Learn More£750.00
Stock Code: 135258
LANGER, Susanne K. Mind: An Essay on Human Feeling.
Baltimore : 1967, 1972, & 1982First editions, first printings, of Langer's magnum opus, the "capstone of her life's work" (Hart, p. 240), the final volume of which was published when she was 87 years old. A student at Radcliffe College (where Alfred North Whitehead was her professor) and then at Harvard and the University of Vienna, Langer (1895-1985) was influenced by Wittgenstein,... Learn More£750.00
Stock Code: 135266
CROWTHER, Samuel, & John Christopher Taylor. The Gospel on the Banks of the Niger. Journals and Notices of the Native Missionaries accompanying the Niger Expedition of 1857-1859.
London : 1859First edition. Decidedly uncommon, just 8 copies on Library Hub, with only single copy noted at auction. The only published account of the Third Niger Expedition which was intended to "establish trading stations on the Niger's banks" profiting from trade in their immediate locales, but also taking advantage of proximity to Kano, the "most important... Learn More£1,850.00
Stock Code: 98141
LANGER, Susanne K. An Introduction to Symbolic Logic.
London : 1937First edition of Langer's introduction to symbolic logic, an excellent elementary text book, still in print today. "The present Introduction aims at developing the essential concepts of symbolic logic from the level of common sense to the point of understanding the classical masterpiece, Whitehead's and Russell's Principia Mathematica. It presupposes... Learn More£400.00
Stock Code: 135253
LANGER, Susanne K. Philosophical Sketches.
Baltimore : 1962First edition, first printing, of one of Langer's most important books, which offers preliminary indications of the pivotal concepts of her great Mind trilogy, published in 1967, 1972 and 1982 respectively.
One of the most insightful and popular thinkers of the 20th century, the American philosopher and educator Susanne K. Langer (1895-1985)... Learn More£350.00
Stock Code: 135256
NAGEL, Ernest. Principles of the Theory of Probability.
Chicago : 1939First edition, first printing, presentation copy, inscribed by the author to the philosopher Alfred North Whitehead on the front free endpaper: "To Professor A. N. Whitehead with the esteem of Ernest Nagel". The English philosopher Alfred North Whitehead (1861-1947) was a seminal figure in process philosophy, and together with Bertrand Russell, wrote... Learn More£2,750.00
Stock Code: 132994