Henri Bergson

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Henri Bergson French philosopher who proposed elan vital as the cause of evolution and development (1859-1941)
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Usage

In literature:

Henri Bergson, "L'Evolution Creatrice" and "Matiere et Memoire", 1908, K. Th.
"Darwin and Modern Science" by A.C. Seward and Others
Henri Bergson By H. Wildon Carr.
"Rudolph Eucken" by Abel J. Jones
Bergson, Henri, his "Creative Evolution," revised estimate of, 264-66; and telepathy, 267, 268.
"The Last Harvest" by John Burroughs
Henri Bergson By H. Wildon Carr.
"Mediaeval Socialism" by Bede Jarrett
BERGSON, Henri, "The Vital Energies of France," 152.
"Current History, A Monthly Magazine" by New York Times
Bergson, Henri, 84-86, 89, 90.
"God and the World" by Arthur W. Robinson
I refer to the theory of knowledge called Pragmatism, and to the metaphysics of Professor Henri Bergson.
"History of Modern Philosophy" by Alfred William Benn
Bergson, Henri, II, 401.
"Julia Ward Howe" by Laura E. Richards
Henri Bergson is a mystagogue, and all mystagogues are mythomaniacs.
"Unicorns" by James Huneker
On the very day that Congress declared war against Germany, April 6, 1917, we were giving a dinner at our home to Professor Henri Bergson.
"Under Four Administrations" by Oscar S. Straus
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In news:

The philosopher Henri Bergson argued that satire, which he regarded as a form of moral instruction, should be unforgiving in its portrayal of bad social behavior.
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