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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 role did Bergson have in modernist art?

What role did Bergson have in modernist art? All I know, and I may be misremembering anyway, is that he was borrowed by the Italian Futurists, especially in their manifestos, presumably for his ...
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Is Deleuze an Intuitionist?

I am reading Difference and Repitition currently by Deleuze. In it he describes his metaphysics as subverting identity, and instead replacing how people could process the world as an endless series of ...
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How does Bergson’s conception of time differ from Heideggers’s?

I know that both did conceive of temporal time and brough it closer to our finite expirince, thus turning away from classical metaphysics of time. But what is the difference between them?
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Should Bergson be described as an individualist?

It's claimed that Bergson's "intuition of pure duration" is the "highest and most valuable form of human experience": is this an individualist or collectivist good? I'm asking because I'm interested ...
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What is a good joke, for Bergson?

What is a good joke, especially for philosophers who agree with Bergson? I understand he felt there were three rules of humour, but I wondered what made something a good joke, rather than just funny. ...
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