By Henri Bergson
In discussing the that means of existence, Bergson considers the order of nature and the shape of intelligence, together with the geometrical tendency of the mind, and examines mechanisms of proposal and phantasm. additionally, he provides a critique of the belief of immutability and the idea that of nothingness, from Plato and Aristotle in the course of the evolutionism of his contemporaries.
Bergson's effect on Marcel Proust and different twentieth-century writers renders a take hold of of his theories valuable to scholars of literature in addition to philosophy. Historians of technology and different readers also will enjoy the significance of this milestone in philosophical and evolutionary thought.
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