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Henri-Louis Bergson (1859-1941) was a French-Jewish philosopher. He received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1927.

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What is the justification for Deleuze's 3rd synthesis of time?

In Difference and Repitition by Deleuze, he comes up with 3 syntheses of time. The first being habitus, which is the conditioning of actual experience through pre-existing material patterns for the ...
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What scientific evidence is there that our actions are pre-conscious?

I recall reading some article or other some time ago that it had been demonstrated that our actions are apparent before we are entirely conscious of them; and here we are not talking about fractions ...
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Does Bergson mean we can't imagine our death, in The Idea of Nothing?

In fact, the object suppressed is either external or internal: it is a thing or it is a state of consciousness. Let us consider the first case... now, what is, and what is perceived, is the ...
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