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Various schools of philosophy have tried to claim Henri Bergson as one of their own. In France he has been regarded primarily as an early phenomenologist. In the United States and Britain he is still regarded as a vitalist philosopher. This introductory study looks at Bergson’s use of philosophical form and aims to dispel the view that Bergson ever stuck to one type of ...more
Paperback, 224 pages
Published February 20th 2000 by University of Notre Dame Press
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great. only reason it is 4 is it refers to authors yet to read- levinas, deleuze- so it is my weakness, not text. unlike guerlac, this covers whole corpus of bergson, not that i have read all, so interests are spread out over several themes of philosophy.

bergson's use of very precise metaphors then blurred to capture various thoughts is enlightening. he does try but suggests the extensive difficulty in conceiving the movement of time, does insist on use of the term intuition that is neither vagu
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John Mullarkey is Professor of Film and Television Studies at Kingston University, UK since 2010.
In the past he taught philosophy and film theory at the University of Sunderland, England (1994-2004) and the University of Dundee, Scotland (2004 to 2010).
In 2014, his name reverted from the English ‘Mullarkey’ to the original Irish, ‘Ó Maoilearca’, which ultimately translates as ‘follower of the anim
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