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Bergson, Henri 1859-1941

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Works: 2,319 works in 7,716 publications in 22 languages and 111,983 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Editor, Collector, Author in quotations or text abstracts, Honoree, Performer, Collaborator, Correspondent, Other, pre, Dedicatee, Narrator, Bibliographic antecedent, Contributor
Classifications: B2430.B4, 194
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Creative evolution by Henri Bergson( Book )

472 editions published between 1907 and 2016 in 12 languages and held by 5,067 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A philosophical, metaphysical view of evolution
Time and free will, an essay on the immediate data of consciousness by Henri Bergson( Book )

352 editions published between 1888 and 2015 in 13 languages and held by 3,000 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 )

138 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in 11 languages and held by 2,985 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
The creative mind by Henri Bergson( Book )

195 editions published between 1900 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection comprises first of all, two introductory essays written especially for it, and consequently heretofore unpublished. They make up a third of the volume. The rest are 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. They bear mainly upon the method I believe should be recommended to the philosopher. To go back to the origin of this method, to trace the direction it impresses upon research, is the particular object of the two essays which make up the introduction
An introduction to metaphysics by Henri Bergson( Book )

143 editions published between 1903 and 2013 in 11 languages and held by 2,431 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."--Jacket
Matter and memory by Henri Bergson( Book )

135 editions published between 1908 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The classic philosophical study of the selection, recognition, survival and fixing of images within the mind and their relationship with matter in movement
Mind-energy, lectures and essays by Henri Bergson( Book )

201 editions published between 1919 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 1,668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Mind-Energy brings together Bergson's most important lectures and articles between 1901 and 1913 in the philosophy of mind and the metaphysics of time. This new critical edition makes these important texts available again, using the original authorized translation by H. Wild on Carr, adding a guide to further reading and a new introduction by Bergson specialist Keith Ansell Pearson."--Jacket
Le rire; essai sur la signification du comique by Henri Bergson( Book )

257 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ce livre comprend trois articles sur le rire provoqué par le comique. Ils précisent les procédés de fabrication du comique, ses variations ainsi que l'intention de la société quand elle rit
Matière et mémoire; essai sur la relation du corps à l'esprit by Henri Bergson( Book )

215 editions published between 1896 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Extrait : ""Le point de départ de notre travail a été l'analyse qu'on trouvera dans le troisième chapitre de ce livre. Nous montrons dans ce chapitre, sur l'exemple précis du souvenir, que le même phénomène de l'esprit intéresse en même temps une multitude de plans de conscience différents qui marquent tous les intermédiaires entre le rêve et l'action (...)""
Laughter : an essay on the meaning of the comic by Henri Bergson( Book )

80 editions published between 1911 and 2015 in English and held by 904 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."--Jacket
Durée et simultanéité, à propos de la théorie d'Einstein by Henri Bergson( Book )

83 editions published between 1922 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Œuvres by Henri Bergson( Book )

56 editions published between 1959 and 2001 in French and English and held by 642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dundrukuitgave van het volledige werk, met uitzondering van "Durée et simultanéité"
The philosophy of poetry: the genius of Lucretius by Henri Bergson( Book )

12 editions published between 1959 and 2014 in English and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

<DIV>This is a partial translation by Wade Baskin of the original French work Ecrits et Paroles (a 3 volume set, 665 pages) published between 1957 and 1959 by Henri Bergson.<BR /> It includes the translation from Bergson's introduction to a French ed. of De rerum natura, by Lucretius published in 1884 under the title: Extraits de Lucre`ce .<BR /></DIV>
The world of dreams by Henri Bergson( Book )

36 editions published between 1914 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Before the dawn of history mankind was engaged in the study of dreaming. The wise man among the ancients was preeminently the interpreter of dreams. The ability to interpret successfully or plausibly was the quickest road to royal favor, as Joseph and Daniel found it to be; failure to give satisfaction in this respect led to banishment from court or death. When a scholar laboriously translates a cuneiform tablet dug up from a Babylonian mound where it has lain buried for five thousand years or more, the chances are that it will turn out either an astrological treatise or a dream book
Duration and simultaneity, with reference to Einstein's theory by Henri Bergson( Book )

4 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selections from Bergson by Henri Bergson( Book )

3 editions published in 1949 in English and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The meaning of the war : life & matter in conflict by Henri Bergson( Book )

46 editions published between 1914 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The events leading up to the outbreak of World War I galvanized early-twentieth-century thinkers and intellectuals, prompting many to revisit the political and philosophical causes and implications of armed conflict. The Meaning of War is derived from the text of a talk that Henri Bergson, an important French philosopher, delivered to the president and key government officials in December 1914
Mélanges: l'idée de lieu chez Aristote, Durée et simultanéité, correspondance, pièces diverses, documents by Henri Bergson( Book )

18 editions published in 1972 in French and Undetermined and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Écrits et paroles; textes by Henri Bergson( Book )

28 editions published between 1957 and 1962 in 4 languages and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henri Bergson : key writings by Henri Bergson( Book )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 17 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
 
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Anrī Bergsons

Anri Berqson

Anri Berukuson 1859-1941

Baigesen 1859-1941

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Bergson , Henri Louis

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Birġsūn, Hinarī 1859-1941

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בערגסאן, אנרי 1859־1941

ברגדון, אנרי

ברגדון, אנרי 1859־1941

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آنری برگسون نویسنده و فیلسوف فرانسوی

برغسون، هنري، 1859-1941

هانری برگسون

هنري برجسون

هنري برجسون، 1859-1941

هنري برغسون، 1859-1941

ھێنری بێرگسۆن

ہنری برگساں

आन्रि बर्गसां

हेनरी बर्गसन

অঁরি বর্গসাঁ philosopher

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베르고송 1859-1941

베르그손, 앙리 1859-1941

베르그손, 앙리 루이스 1859-1941

베르그송, 앙리 1859-1941

베르그송, 앙리 루이 1859-1941

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アンリ・ベルクソン

アンリ・ベルクソン 1859-1941

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ベルクソン 1859-1941

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ベルクソン, アンリ 1859-1941

亨利·柏格森

柏格森

柏格森 1859-1941

柏格森, 亨利 1859-1941

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Time and free will, an essay on the immediate data of consciousnessThe two sources of morality and religionThe creative mindAn introduction to metaphysicsMatter and memoryMind-energy, lectures and essaysLaughter : an essay on the meaning of the comicThe world of dreams