Henri Bergson

[Revised entry by Leonard Lawlor and Valentine Moulard Leonard on March 21, 2016. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Henri Bergson (1859 - 1941) was one of the most famous and influential French
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[Revised entry by Leonard Lawlor and Valentine Moulard Leonard on March 21, 2016. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] 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 Levinas explicitly acknowledged his influence on their thought, it is generally agreed that it was Gilles Deleuze's...

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