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(ˈ)hwīt¦hedēən also (ˈ)wī-
: of, relating to, or typical of Alfred North Whitehead or his organismic or process philosophy


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plural -s
: a follower of A. N. Whitehead

Word History



Alfred North Whitehead †1947 English mathematician and philosopher + English -ian

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“Whiteheadian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Whiteheadian. Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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