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Bergson on Science and Philosophy

by C. F. Delaney C. F Delaney (Ph.D., St Louis University), Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the University of Notre Dame, has published a study of American Naturalism, Mind and Nature: A Study of the Naturalistic Philosophies of Cohen, (Woodbridge and Sellars 1969).   .The following article appeared in Process Studies, pp. 29-43, Vol. 2, [...]
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Bergson, Mathematics, and Creativity

Dr. Gunter corrects two misunderstandings of Henri Bergson: 1. That his philosophy is “irrationalist.” 2. That his philosophy is “literary.” The author’s basic goal is to explain Dr. Bergson’s concept of the calculus.
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Bergson, Peirce, and Reflective Intuition

by Carl R. Hausman Carl R. Hausman is Professor and Head of the Department of Philosophy at the Pennsylvania State University, 246 Sparks Building, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802. The following article appeared in Process Studies, pp.289-300, Vol. 28 , Number 3-4, Fall-Winter, 1999. Process Studies is published quarterly by the Center for Process Studies, 1325 [...]
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Bergson’s Dualism in ‘Time and Free Will’

by Andrew C. Bjelland Andrew C. Bjelland (Ph.D., St. Louis University, 1970) is Assistant Professor and Acting-Chairman in the Philosophy Department of Gonzaga University, Spokane, Washington 99202. The following article appeared in Process Studies, pp. 83-106, Vol. 4, Number 2, Summer, 1974. Process Studies is published quarterly by the Center for Process Studies, 1325 N. [...]
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Concept of Time: Comparing Theravada Buddhism and Henri Bergson

This research compared a basic concept from Buddhist philosophy, the concept of time, with Henri Bergson's concept of time. The objective of this research was not to finalize the philosophical argument about the concept of time, but to attempt to come to a certain level of conclusion about the characteristics of time in Buddhism that have similar qualities as well as different qualities to the characteristics of time in Henri Bergson's explanation based on Thai philosophers' viewpoints.
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Immediate and Mediate Memory

Dr. Capek explains the distinction between immediate memory of earlier portions of the specious present and memory of the present. The totality of the past is present, not as a homogeneous bloc, but in the form of qualitative continuum of different degrees of vividness.
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Life & works

Henri Bergson Henri Bergson (1859–1941) 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 [...]
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