Critical Edition Update

Critical Edition of Whitehead year-end update, winter 2019

It has been a momentous and somewhat exhausting year for the Critical Edition of Whitehead. The “exhausting” part can largely be attributed to our work on the recently submitted second volume of Whitehead’s Harvard lectures, the completion of which consumed the bulk of our efforts for the year. Transcription of materials for the volume started… Read More Critical Edition of Whitehead year-end update, winter 2019

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Second volume of Whitehead’s Harvard lectures submitted to publisher

We are extremely pleased to announce that editing is complete for the second volume of the Edinburgh Critical Edition of the Complete Works of Alfred North Whitehead, and the manuscript has now been submitted to Edinburgh University Press. The full title will be: The Harvard Lectures of Alfred North Whitehead: General Metaphysical Problems of Science,… Read More Second volume of Whitehead’s Harvard lectures submitted to publisher

Critical Edition Update

Critical Edition of Whitehead quarterly update, fall 2019

We are extremely pleased to announce that, aside from some minor formatting tasks, the editing of all materials for the second volume of Whitehead’s Harvard Lectures is now complete. This includes: 29 Radcliffe lectures for fall 1925, 78 Harvard lectures for 1925–26, 63 Harvard lectures for 1926–27, 10 seminar sessions for 1926–27, plus four guest… Read More Critical Edition of Whitehead quarterly update, fall 2019

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Announcing the opening of the Whitehead Research Library (WRL)

In our year-end update from about two months ago, I wrote that we were working to make more of our Whitehead letters, essays, photos, and student lecture notes publicly available. Today I am happy to announce that we are officially launching the digital Whitehead Research Library (WRL), which will make select archival Whitehead materials freely… Read More Announcing the opening of the Whitehead Research Library (WRL)

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Critical Edition of Whitehead: 2018 Year-End Update

Above: Evelyn Whitehead in 1890, age 24. The Whiteheads were married on December 16, 1890. Their first son, Thomas North, was born on December 31, 1891. Photo courtesy of Johns Hopkins University Library (MS 282, Department of Special Collections, Sheridan Libraries, Johns Hopkins University).   It has been an eventful year for WRP. Rather than… Read More Critical Edition of Whitehead: 2018 Year-End Update

Critical Edition Update

Critical Edition quarterly update

Curtice Nelson Hitchcock (1892-1946) was Whitehead’s primary contact at Macmillan during the 1920s. Serving as Assistant to the President and later Vice President, Hitchcock would depart Macmillan in 1933 to found his own publishing house, Reynal & Hitchcock, with Eugene Reynal in 1934 (which published, among other works, the English translation of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s… Read More Critical Edition quarterly update