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A New Philosophy : Henri Bergson - Edouard Le Roy

A New Philosophy

Henri Bergson

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Published: 1st November 2005
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"Underneath and beyond the method, you have caught the intention and the spirit...Your study could not be more conscientious or true to the original." - Henri Bergson The famous French philosopher Henri Bergson had but the highest praise for Edouard le Roy's presentation of Bergson's philosophy for the general public in a couple of articles that would form the core of this book, A New Philosophy: Henri Bergson: Henri Bergson. Le Roy hoped that this volume would serve as an introduction, which would make it easier to read and understand Bergson's works, and serve as a primer to his "new philosophy." Bergson's new philosophy essentially argued that the intuition is deeper than the intellect. His work was considered the main challenge to the mechanistic view of nature. A great opponent of Cartesian dualism, he resisted the reduction of psychological phenomena to physical states. Bergson, who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1927, is sometimes said to have anticipated features of relativity theory and the modern scientific theories of the mind. EDOUARD LE ROY (1870-1954) was the French philosopher Henri Bergson's most famous pupil. From 1914 until 1921 he functioned as Bergson's "permanent substitute" in the Chair of Modern Philosophy at the Coll�ge de France while the philosopher served on French diplomatic missions.

ISBN: 9781596053328
ISBN-10: 1596053321
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 248
Published: 1st November 2005
Publisher: Cosimo Classics
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.3 x 12.7  x 1.4
Weight (kg): 0.27