Henri Bergson


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Noun1.Henri Bergson - French philosopher who proposed elan vital as the cause of evolution and development (1859-1941)Henri Bergson - French philosopher who proposed elan vital as the cause of evolution and development (1859-1941)
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Thus, Heraclitus and Theravada Buddhism belong to the process tradition, as do Hegel, Schelling, and various neo-Hegelians, as well as Henri Bergson, Charles Sanders Peirce, William James, John Dewey, Samuel Alexander, C.
The photographs feature mediums active in the first decades of the 20th century, such as the Italian Eusapia Paladino, whose seances were documented thoroughly by leading scientists and intellectuals including Henri Bergson, Camille Flammarion, and Pierre and Marie Curie.
Memory, said Henri Bergson, is "the prolongation of the past into the present, or, in a word, duration, acting and irreversible.
When he and his brother chose to change the name Burk to the Bergson which more transparently defined their Russian immigrant inheritance, only Abe could have worried whether someone might deem him to be seeking reflected fame of the French philosopher Henri Bergson.
During his time in prison, he said he had also developed an interest in philosophy, particularly in the ideas of Kant and Henri Bergson.
The antinomy, in the novel, between (a) the "pure mechanical repetition" of "tick-tack time" which Gerald here incarnates and (b) the "creative mystery" whose "pulse" beats ceaselessly in Birkin can be further explicated by reference to the formulations of Henri Bergson in Creative Evolution, published in French in 1907 (Lawrence 1987,228,464,479).
Then I noticed the resemblance of his narrator's childhood reminiscences to Voegelin's, and I learned how Proust developed his theory of memory under the influence of Henri Bergson, whom More would have called one of the "philosophers of the flux" but whom Voegelin held in high regard.
Gerard Quinn suggests, with all the reserve of a well brought up academic, that embedded in the word "Ireland" is the word elan, which might refer us to the elan vital central to the 1907 work, L'Evolution creatice, published in 1911 as Creative Evolution, of Henri Bergson (1859-1941), the philosopher within whose name the aforementioned berg is itself embedded.
Discouraged by the skepticism of the prevailing intellectual culture, they first found hope in the lectures of Henri Bergson.
Readers informed in the complexities of post-biblical, medieval, and modern philosophical and theological developments will be impressed with the turnings of Goodman's argument as he moves through the Post-Enlightenment, coming to rest in such thinkers of immanentism, experience, and process as Henri Bergson and Charles Hartshorne, and even in scientific and political luminaries such as George Wald and Vaclav Havel.
For the latter notion he cites Hippolyte Taine, and on memory he draws inspiration and ideas from the work of Francis Yates and Pierre Nora as well as Henri Bergson.
But the penultimate chapter, on Henri Bergson (1859-1941), seems a more cheerful note to end on.