Henri Bergson

2016.08.09 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Vladimir Jankélévitch, Henri Bergson, Nils F. Schott and Alexandre Lefebvre (eds.), Nils F. Schott (tr.), Duke University Press,
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2016.08.09 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Vladimir Jankélévitch, Henri Bergson, Nils F. Schott and Alexandre Lefebvre (eds.), Nils F. Schott (tr.), Duke University Press, 2015, 322pp., $26.95 (pbk), ISBN 9780822359357. Reviewed by Nicolas de Warren, Husserl Archive, KU Leuven Vladimir Jankélévitch's Henri Bergson was published in 1930 and expanded with three additional chapters in 1959 to take into account Bergson's Two Sources of Morality and Religion (1932). It exemplifies Jankélévitch's statement in homage to his maître à penser in 1959 that there is a "necessity to think Bergson in a Bergsonian way" [254]. As Jankélévitch nimbly develops in his first book (earlier essays on Bergson had appeared in the 1920s; his L'Odyssée de la conscience dans la dernière philosophie de Schelling would follow in 1933), "to think Bergson in a Bergsonian way" is above all to eschew any form of "Bergsonianism" or "Bergsonism," indeed, any form of "ism" -- dualism,. . .

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