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This volume brings together generous selections from his major texts: Time and Free Will, Matter and Memory, Creative Evolution, Mind-Energy, The Creative Mind, The Two Sources of Morality and Religion and Laughter. In addition it features material from the Melanges never before translated in English, such as the correspondence between Bergson and William James. The volume

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Paperback, 416 pages
Published May 1st 2002 by Continuum International Publishing Group
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this is a later addition: i am reading on, and have become more aware that the 'images' bergson uses are not to be applied 'metaphorically'- inherent not simply in psychology but also in ontology, what is 'real'- and this further reading only emphasizes how my first review here is insufficient. my enthusiasm for this selection is not diminished, only my confidence i have understood and expressed bergson's thought... have tried to correct or improve this review. do not know if i have. something t ...more
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Henri Bergson (1859–1941) was one of the most famous and influential French philosophers of the late 19th century-early 20th century. Although his international fame reached cult-like heights during his lifetime, his influence decreased notably after the second World War. While such French thinkers as Merleau-Ponty, Sartre, and Lévinas explicitly acknowledged his influence on their thought, it is ...more
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