Adventures of Ideas
ISBN/ASIN: 0029351707,9780029351703 | 1967 | English | djvu | 320/319 pages | 6.54 Mb
Publisher: Free Press | Author: Alfred North Whitehead | Edition: 1st Free Press Pbk. Ed
The title of this book, Adventures of Ideas, bears two meanings, both applicable to the subject-matter. One meaning is the effect of certain ideas in promoting the slow drift of mankind towards civilization. This is the Adventure of Ideas in the history of mankind. The other meaning is the author's adventure in framing a speculative scheme of ideas which shall be explanatory of the historical adventure.