Bergsonism


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Berg·son·ism

 (bĕrg′sə-nĭz′əm)
n.
The philosophy of Henri Bergson.

Berg·so′ni·an (-sō′nē-ən) adj. & n.
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Bergsonism

(ˈbɜːɡsəˌnɪzəm)
n
(Philosophy) the philosophy of Henri Bergson, which emphasizes duration as the basic element of experience and asserts the existence of a life-giving force that permeates the entire natural order. Compare élan vital
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Bergsonism

the philosophy of Henri Bergson, emphasizing time or duration as the central f act of experience and asserting the existence of the élan vital as an original life force governing all organic processes in a way that can be explained only by intuition, not by scientific analysis. — Bergsonian, n., adj.
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