3 edition of **An introduction to mathematics.** found in the catalog.

An introduction to mathematics.

Alfred North Whitehead

- 138 Want to read
- 34 Currently reading

Published
**1961**
by Oxford University Press in New York
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Written in English

- Mathematics.

**Edition Notes**

Bibliographical footnotes.

Series | Galaxy book -- GB18 |

The Physical Object | |
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Pagination | 191 p. : |

Number of Pages | 191 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL21914168M |

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