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Henri Bergson (1859-1941) is one of the truly great philosophers of the Modernist period, and there is currently a major renaissance of interest in his unduly neglected texts and ideas amongst philosophers, literary theorists, and social theorists.
Mind-Energy is a collection of essays and lectures from the period 1901-13 and has long been out of print. It features essays o
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Hardcover, 256 pages
Published August 15th 2007 by Palgrave Macmillan (first published 1919)
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Marawan Awad
Jun 22, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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كتاب قيم جدا و رائد في مجاله ..
كتب في بداية القرن العشرين .... بعد تأسيس علم النفس بسنوات قلائل ...

و قد تفرع علم النفس أساسا من الفلسفة من المدخل الأبستيميولوجي للفلسفة ....
فهذا الكتاب هو مزيج من الفلسفة و علم النفس و الميتافيزقيا - و الذي يظهر من عنوان الكتاب- حيث أن برجسون يؤمن بوجود ما هو فوق الحواس .... و الذي لا يتداركه الإنسان ....

تناول الكتاب مواضيع عملية نسبيا بالنسبة لكتب الفلسفة الأخرى الوجودية منها و القيمية .... بدأ في مقالاته بالحديث عن الإنسان و الحرية في اتخاذ القرارات و قدرته على
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Julie
Mar 26, 2017 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
I have to read it for my philosophy class, so I was obliged to read it. It was interesting, I can't say other, but it is boring when you don't want to read it, and have no other choice but to do...
But I will probably re-read it in a few years, when I'll be more mature, and have lived more experiences..
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henri bergson is a lot easier to read than deleuze, but whether easier to understand… as a series of essays, some are very good and some less, but the idea of lived experience is certainly in genesis in a few that seem more psychology than philosophy. essays on intellectual work, on the self-contradictions of realism and idealism, are very good. the one on dreams less...
Yasser Radil
Feb 17, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
للتوضيح فالكتاب يتحدث عن الروح بمعنى الذات الواعية أو العقل في بعض الأحيان، ولاعلاقة له بموضوع الروح أو الطاقة الدفينة كما قد يوحي به العنوان... الكتاب عبارة عن محاضرات مدونة تتناول موضوع الوعي وعلاقته بالذاكرة من وجهة نظر فلسفية ثم نفسانية، ونجد كذلك مجموعة من الثنائيات التي تدور في هذا الفلك كعلاقة العقل بالدماغ وعلاقة الحلم بالواقع وحقيقة الأمراض النفسية أو الروحية.. عموما، الكاتب يحاول دراسة الظواهر الميتافيزيقية بأسلوب تجريبي قابل للقياس..ومهما اختلفنا مع مضامين ونتائج هذه الدراسات الا انها ...more
Harry
Jan 15, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: philosophy
What's great with a thinker like Bergson, you don't have to agree with him to enjoy his writing!
Christine Cordula Dantas


Embora Bergson tenha sido um pensador profundo e indubitavelmente em escritor fenomenal, este livro, baseado em conferências dadas pelo autor, contém partes ultrapassadas. Com o avanço do conhecimento do cérebro, muitas das concepções e teses desenvolvidas não se sustentam. Os capítulos mais interessantes são os I, VI e VII. De resto, este livro não se compara (e nem deve, de fato) à sua obra-prima, "Evolução Criadora".
Vincent
Bergson explore ici les ressorts de la conscience, le lien entre cerveau et esprit et interroge la pensée. Les premiers textes sont brillants et anéantissent en quelques pages des années de tradition cartésienne par la seule force de la déduction logique.

A lire pour le fond mais aussi pour la qualité de l'argumentation.
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Henri Bergson 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 generally ag ...more
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