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Alfred North Whitehead

Alfred North Whitehead (1861-1947) studied at Trinity College, Cambridge, and taught mathematics there for 16 years, afterward teaching math at University College, London, and the Imperial College of Science and Technology and serving as an instructor in philosophy at Harvard University. Whitehead wrote many books on science, mathematics, and philosophy; between 1910-13 he completed, with Bertrand Russell, his greatest mathematical work, Principia Mathematica.

Personality Profile For Alfred North Whitehead

Alfred North Whitehead

The following is a personality profile of Alfred North Whitehead based on his work.

Alfred North Whitehead is shrewd and skeptical.

He is imaginative, he has a wild imagination. He is empathetic as well: he feels what others feel and is compassionate towards them. But, Alfred North Whitehead is also philosophical: he is open to and intrigued by new ideas and loves to explore them.

More than most people, his choices are driven by a desire for belongingness.

He is also relatively unconcerned with tradition: he cares more about making his own path than following what others have done. Considers independence to guide a large part of what he does: he likes to set his own goals to decide how to best achieve them.

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