Alfred North Whitehead
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Born: February 15, 1861

Died: December 30, 1947 (age 86)

Nationality: English

Occupation: Mathematician

Bio: Alfred North Whitehead was an English mathematician and philosopher. He wrote on algebra, logic, foundations of mathematics, philosophy of science, physics, metaphysics, and education. Whitehead supervised the doctoral dissertations of Bertrand Russell and Willard Van Orman Quine, thus influencing logic and virtually all of analytic philosophy.

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