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Creative evolution

Author: Henri Bergson; Arthur Mitchell
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Dover Publications, [2012]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The fullest expression of the distinguished French philosopher's ideas about the meaning of life. In propounding his distinctive theory of evolution, Bergson considers nature and intelligence, examines mechanisms of thought and illusion, and presents a criticism of philosophical systems from those of the ancients to those of his 19th-century contemporaries.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Bergson, Henri, 1859-1941.
Creative evolution.
[Place of publication not identified] : Dover Publications, [2012]
(DLC) 97046431
(OCoLC)38002589
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Henri Bergson; Arthur Mitchell
ISBN: 9780486122809 0486122808
OCLC Number: 828931812
Description: 1 online resource (432 pages)
Contents: The evolution of life : mechanism and teleology --
The divergent directions of the evolution of life : torpor, intelligence, instinct --
On the meaning of life : the order of nature and the form of intelligence --
The cinematographical mechanism of thought and the mechanistic illusion : a glance at the history of systems : real becoming and false evolutionism.
Responsibility: Henri Bergson ; authorized translation by Arthur Mitchell.

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The fullest expression of the distinguished French philosopher's ideas about the meaning of life. In propounding his distinctive theory of evolution, Bergson considers nature and intelligence, examines mechanisms of thought and illusion, and presents a criticism of philosophical systems from those of the ancients to those of his 19th-century contemporaries.

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