Education: Becomings & Perishings

As the horse & buggy creaked along, the driver turned to the man in the odd little cape and asked: "You a traveling salesman?" The stranger nodded agreeably, but said nothing. The driver tried again: "What do you sell?" This time his passenger smiled. "Wit and wisdom" he said. After a shocked silence, the driver protested: "I've never seen a traveling salesman yet who wouldn't show me his wares."

But Philosopher-Mathematician Alfred North Whitehead's wares were not for such men as the driver. For more than six decades he had displayed them to...

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