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Bergson, Henri 1859-1941

Works: 2,330 works in 7,504 publications in 9 languages and 97,817 library holdings
Genres: Bibliography  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author of introduction, Editor, Honoree, Collaborator, Performer, Dedicatee, Correspondent, Narrator, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: B2430.B4, 194
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Most widely held works by Henri Bergson
Creative evolution by Henri Bergson ( Book )
123 editions published between 1911 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 4,090 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Philosophical, metaphysical view of evolution
Matter and memory by Henri Bergson ( Book )
336 editions published between 1896 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 3,514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Does spirit have a material basis? How does perception relate to memory and time? Does consciousness reflect the physical brain? Praised by William James and reputed to have influenced Proust, this towering 1911 work stands as one of Bergson's major works, a milestone of 20th-century philosophy in which he declares memory to be a spiritual thing, not just a location of nerves in the brain
Time and free will, an essay on the immediate data of consciousness by Henri Bergson ( Book )
343 editions published between 1888 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 3,362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bergson argues for free will by showing that the arguments against it come from a confusion of different conceptions of time. As opposed to physicists' idea of measurable time, in human experience life is perceived as a continuous and unmeasurable flow rather than as a succession of marked-off states of consciousness--something that can be measured not quantitatively, but only qualitatively. His conclusion is that free will is an observable fact
The two sources of morality and religion by Henri Bergson ( Book )
58 editions published between 1900 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Henri Bergson's view, the world includes two opposing tendencies--life and matter. Life is dynamic, has force and will, and struggles for richness and complexity through and beyond matter. Matter is the congealed residue of creation that has already taken place and, according to the laws of nature, is in a gradual state of erosion. Morality and religion, Bergson shows in the present book, may be regarded in similar terms. They partake, on the one hand, of a static principle, combining nature's heritage and the accrual of past forms, and a dynamic principle through which morality and religion remain always in crisis, always alive to contingency and growth. In the course of this study Bergson inquires into the nature of moral obligation, into the place of religion and the purpose it has served since primitive times, into static religion and its value in preserving man from the dangers of his own intelligence; into dynamic religion or mysticism as a manifestation of the life force and a means of producing man's forward leap beyond the limits of the closed society for which nature intended him and into the open society which is the brotherhood of man. --From publisher's description
An introduction to metaphysics by Henri Bergson ( Book )
55 editions published between 1912 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,796 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This book is the key text for understanding the development of Bergson's thought from his early treatises on duration to the extension of this concept towards a general cosmology and an ethico-political ontology. In a new critical edition of this crucial work, the original authorised translation by T. E. Hulme has been restored and supplemented with new translations of Bergson's later amendments to the text, a guide to further reading and a new introduction."--BOOK JACKET
L'évolution créatrice by Henri Bergson ( Book )
263 editions published between 1907 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"La philosophie n'est pas seulement le retour de l'esprit à lui-même, la coïncidence de la conscience humaine avec le principe vivant d'où elle émane, une prise de contact avec l'effort créateur. Elle est l'approfondissement du devenir en général, l'évolutionnisme vrai, et par conséquent le vrai prolongement de la science - pourvu qu'on entende par ce dernier mot un ensemble de vérités constatées ou démontrées, et non pas une certaine scolastique nouvelle qui a poussé pendant la seconde moitié du XIXe siècle autour de la physique de Galilée, comme l'ancienne autour d'Aristote
Le rire; essai sur la signification du comique by Henri Bergson ( Book )
273 editions published between 1900 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Les deux sources de la morale et de la religion by Henri Bergson ( Book )
169 editions published between 1931 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Comment les sociétés se forment-elles ? Pourquoi sʹaffrontent-elles ? Ces conflits peuvent-ils être évités ? Morale et religion visent-elles seulement à rendre possible la vie en société, ou permettent-elles à lʹespèce humaine de dépasser sa condition naturelle et de trouver une issue à la violence ? Telles sont quelques-unes des questions au cœur des Deux Sources de la morale et de la religion (1932), la somme de philosophie morale et politique de Bergson, qui fut aussi son dernier grand livre.Dans ce texte hanté par le spectre de la guerre et par le développement de la technique, mais aussi guidé par une méditation sur le mysticisme chrétien, Bergson articule lʹétude de la société à sa philosophie de la vie.Mettant sa doctrine à lʹépreuve, il sʹefforce de formuler des principes dʹaction pour des hommes devenus conscients de la nécessité dʹaffronter leur destin commun. Et tandis que "lʹhumanité gémit, à demi écrasée sous le poids des progrès quʹelle a faits", il nous rappelle que son avenir dépend dʹelle
The creative mind by Henri Bergson ( Book )
17 editions published between 1946 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This collection comprises...two introductory essays written especially for it, and...articles or lectures, mostly out of print, which appeared in France or in other countries. Taken as a whole, they date from the period between 1903 and 1923...[It] is a sequal to [a book which appeared in 1919 under the title L'energie spirituelle]"- Pref
Laughter : an essay on the meaning of the comic by Henri Bergson ( Book )
74 editions published between 1911 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In this great philosophical essay, Henri Bergson explores why people laugh and what laughter means. First translated into English in 1911, this important work has long been unavailable."--BOOK JACKET. "The author of Creative Evolution and other influential works of the Twentieth Century begins with a discussion of laughter in general, focusing in the second part on laughter in situations and the comic in words, and, in the final section, on the comic in character. From Punch-and-Judy shows to Figaro, from a man falling down in the street to the great comic figures of Moliere's plays, Bergson explores the implications and full meaning of laughter, concluding ultimately that laughter is corrective: "By laughter, society avenges itself for the liberties taken with it. It would fail in its object if it bore the stamp of sympathy or kindness." Accordingly, Bergson argues, laughter serves a useful function to mankind."--BOOK JACKET
La pensée et le mouvant; essais et conférences by Henri Bergson ( Book )
124 editions published between 1934 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 987 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Incluye retrato del autor
L'énergie spirituelle; essais et conférences by Henri Bergson ( Book )
154 editions published between 1919 and 2003 in French and English and held by 858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mind-energy, lectures and essays by Henri Bergson ( Book )
27 editions published between 1920 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 721 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Henri Bergson key writings by Henri Bergson ( )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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 will be an excellent textbook for pedagogic purposes and a helpful source book for philosophers working across the analytic/continental divide
Durée et simultanéité, à propos de la théorie d'Einstein by Henri Bergson ( Book )
80 editions published between 1922 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Œuvres by Henri Bergson ( Book )
52 editions published between 1959 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Enth.: Essai sur les données ... <Gesammelte Werke>
The philosophy of poetry: the genius of Lucretius by Henri Bergson ( Book )
6 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Duration and simultaneity, with reference to Einstein's theory by Henri Bergson ( Book )
4 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Selections from Bergson by Henri Bergson ( Book )
3 editions published in 1949 in English and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dreams by Henri Bergson ( Book )
18 editions published between 1914 and 2011 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
What are dreams and why do we have them? In this 1913 work, the Nobel Prize-winning philosopher finds similarities between dreaming and waking life, while exploring the roles of perception and memory. He also explains the causes of common dreams, with an eye towards what might help readers interpret their own dreams
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Alternative Names
Anri Berukuson 1859-1941
Baigesen, 1859-1941
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Bergson, H. (Henri), 1859-1941
Bergson, H.-L. 1859-1941
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Bergson, Henri-L. 1859-1941
Bergson, Henri-Louis
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Bergson, Henry
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Bergson, Henryk.
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Bergsons, Anrī, 1859-1941
Berǧsūn, Hinrī, 1859-1941
Berŭgŭsong, 1859-1941
Berŭgŭsong, Angri
Berŭgŭsong, Angri, 1859-1941
Berukuson 1859-1941
Berukuson Anri 1859-1941
Berxon, 1859-1941
Birġsūn Hanrī 1859-1941
Birġsūn, Hinarī 1859-1941
Bogesen, 1859-1941
Bogesen, Hengli
Bogesen, Hengli, 1859-1941
Henri Bergson
Henri Bergson 1859-1941
Бергсон, А. (Анри), 1859-1941
Бергсон, Анри, 1859-1941
בערגסאן, אנרי
בערגסאן, אנרי, 1859־1941
ברגדון, אנרי
ברגדון, אנרי, 1859־1941
ברגסון, הנרי
ברגסון, הנרי, 1859־1941
ברגסון, הנרי, 1959־1941
برغسون، هنري، 1859-1941
هنري برجسون، 1859-1941
هنري برغسون، 1859-1941
베르그송, 1859-1941.
アンリ・ベルクソン 1859-1941
ベルクソン 1859-1941
ベルクソン, アンリ
ベルクソン アンリ 1859-1941
柏格森, 1859-1941
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