The first chapter is - The Origins of Modern Science. He says that the modern world is focused on combining observed fact with equal devotion to abstract generalization. Read morePublished 13 days ago by Clay Garner
This is one of the most important writings of the twentieth century. I first read it for a college course in the 1960's (and for that I thank my teacher, Dr. Read morePublished on January 3, 2012 by John
The content of the book is just terrific. See other reviews.
I just wanted to let folks know that for their $19.95, they are getting a very cheaply made book. Read more
Whitehead is widely regarded as a humane philosopher in the best sense of that word--a philosopher able to get across very difficult ideas with a wink and a smile. Read morePublished on December 15, 2003
The ideas and philosophical concepts in this book are generally sensible, rational, and correct, but the writing style and execution leaves much to be desired. Read morePublished on March 22, 2003 by Ross James Browne
I found this a curious blend of sparkling expression with sometimes impenetrable prose. It seems worth reading from a general-semantics view because of Whitehead's influence on... Read morePublished on February 18, 2002 by Bruce I. Kodish
I gave this five stars only so as to not effect the ratings of the previous, more knowledgeable reviewer. Read morePublished on August 6, 2000