Unpublished book preface

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Description

Draft with handwritten emendations. Some of the chapters mentioned would later be published in Essays in Science and Philosophy in 1947. Apparently Whitehead's first Harvard lecture was set to be published in this book, but was later excluded from it (see the strikeout at the bottom of page 2).

Date

1936-03-01

Rights

Under US copyright law, all unpublished writings of Alfred North Whitehead entered the public domain in 2018, and may be freely used and distributed. Be aware that all other unpublished writings are under copyright for life of the author plus seventy years, and published writings for ninety-five years from date of publication. The Whitehead Research Project makes no warranty that your distribution, reproduction, or other use of these materials will be non-infringing. You are solely responsible for making legal assessments regarding the use of an item and securing any necessary permissions. The written permission of the copyright owners and/or holders of other rights (such as publicity and/or privacy rights) is required for distribution, reproduction, or other use of protected items beyond that allowed by fair use or other statutory exemptions.

Extent

2 pages

Language

English

Provenance

Whitehead's Lost Papers

Document Item Type Metadata

Original Format

original

Accession Number

Quality

good

Files

DOC174.pdf

Tags

Citation

Whitehead, Alfred North, "Unpublished book preface," DOC174, Whitehead Research Library, accessed October 24, 2020, http://wrl.whiteheadresearch.org/items/show/2143.