Whitehead Lecture Notes


WRP is currently organizing, scanning, and digitizing notes from Whitehead's Harvard lectures from the mid 1920s on in an effort to make them available in an easily-accessible online format for researchers. Each set of notes will posted here as it becomes available.

Whitehead's Harvard Lectures

1924-25

  • Louise R. Heath: “Alfred North Whitehead's Radcliffe Lecture Notes” (Fall 1924) (Transcribed by Bruce Epperly and Victor Lowe)
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  • Louise R. Heath: “Notes on Principles of Natural Knowledge and Lectures” (1924-25)
  • Alfred North Whitehead: "Whitehead's Lecture Notes" (possibly 1924) (edited by Helmut Maassen, published in European Studies in Process Thought, Vol I, 2003)
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1925-26

  • “Introduction to Charles Hartshorne's Handwritten Notes on A. N. Whitehead's Harvard-Lectures 1925-26”, by Roland Faber, published in Process Studies 30/2 (2002): 289-300.
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  • Charles Hartshorne's Notes on A. N. Whitehead's Harvard-Lectures 1925-26, edited by Roland Faber, published in Process Studies 30/2 (2002) 301-374.
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1926-27

  • George Bosworth Burch: “Whitehead’s Harvard Lectures” (1926-27), (edited by Dwight C. Stewart, published in Process Studies, Vol 4, Num 3, Fall 1974)
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  • George Conger: “Notes From the Lectures of Alfred North Whitehead at Harvard University” (1926-27) - Part I,
  • George Conger: “Notes From the Lectures of Alfred North Whitehead at Harvard University” (1926-27) - Part II,”
  • Lester King: “Alfred North Whitehead Lecture Notes - Philosophy 3b” (Fall 1926-27)

1927-28

  • Edwin L. Marvin: “The Philosophy of Science” lectures by Alfred North Whitehead at Harvard University (1927-28)
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1928-29

  • Dorothy Emmet: “Notes on Whitehead's Harvard Lectures” (1928-29) (edited by Helmut Maassen, published in European Studies in Process Thought, Vol I, 2003)
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  • Sinclair Kerby-Miller: “Alfred North Whitehead's Lecture Notes at Harvard Univ” (Fall 1928)
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1933-34

  • William Frankena: “Philosophy 20h, Seminar in Metaphysics” (joint seminar with Hocking) (1933-34)


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