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Whitehead

Alfred North. 1861--1947, English mathematician and philosopher, who collaborated with Bertrand Russell in writing Principia Mathematica (1910--13), and developed a holistic philosophy of science, chiefly in Process and Reality (1929)
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For Whitehead, the whole idea of beginning with the data of immediate experience and deriving abstractions from sense data avoids what he calls "the fallacy of misplaced concreteness," namely, treating abstractions as if they are the concrete things or building blocks of the system.
Mr Whitehead said: "The government is paying their wages.
Whitehead, 50, is an independent researcher and founder of a firm called Scoutek.
Children aged from seven to 11 from over 50 teams throughout Northern Ireland, including top Irish League clubs such as Linfield, Glentoran and Cliftonville, took part in the inaugural Whitehead Summer Festival Football Tournament.
He said the trial judge's decision to keep that evidence from the jury meant Whitehead 'did not receive a fair trial.' Mr Canning said: "The verdicts may very well have been different and this young appellant may not be serving such a long sentence for offences he maintains he did not commit."
"In the real world," Alfred North Whitehead insisted on more than one occasion, "it is often more important for a proposition to be interesting than for it to be true." And as improbable as it might have seemed only a few years ago, today Whitehead has again become interesting.
After Boro's valiant draw with Arsenal on Saturday, things are looking up on Teesside and Whitehead - an experienced top-flight veteran at Sunderland and Stoke - says the team must keep focused during a difficult run of fixtures.
Whitehead, 56, of Coventry Road, Bedworth, also admitted two charges of indecency with a child by encouraging the boy to remove his clothing and perform a sex act while he did the same.
Whitehead is now believed to be on gardening leave before taking up his new post in April.
LEICESTER 52 (62 - 10 penalty points): Michelle Whitehead 9+1 (4), Rigley 10+1 (4), Hartshorne 11 (4), Jenna Whitehead 9+1 (5), Luke Whitehead 12+1 (4), 11+1 (5).
IABM has appointed Darren Whitehead to the position of Director of Business Development at the Association.
Wayne Whitehead, from the Pelican Lake First Nation, has been fined for illegal outfitting in the province and unlawful possession of wildlife.