Works of Henri Bergson - Creative Evolution, Laughter, and Dreams

Works of Henri Bergson - Creative Evolution, Laughter, and Dreams

by Henri Bergson

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This edition features
• three comlete books collected in one volume
• a linked Table of Contents and linked Footnotes


Product Details

BN ID: 2940014052511
Publisher: VolumesOfValue
Publication date: 01/25/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 464 KB

About the Author

HENRI BERGSON [1859-1941] was a a French professor. His key works are Matter and Memory (1896), Time and Free Will (1899), Creative Evolution (1907), and The Two Sources of Morality and Religion (1932). From 1900 to 1904, he was professor in the College of France, holding the Chair of Greek and Latin Philosophy. From 1904 to 1920, he held the Chair of Modern Philosophy. He lectured extensively in Great Britain; Oxford honoured him with the degree of Doctor of Science. He delivered the Huxley Lecture at the University of Birmingham and At University College London he delivered four lectures. In 1913, he lectured at Columbia University, New York, and lectured in several other American cities. He was President of the British Society for Psychical Research. His works were translated in English, German, Italian, Danish, Swedish, Hungarian, Polish and Russian. In 1914, he was elected to the Academie Francaise. He was also President of the Academie des Sciences Morales et Politiques. He was made an Officier de la Legion d'Honneur. The Catholic Church, however, banned three of Bergson's books. The Church accused him of pantheism and listed the books in the Index of Prohibited Books. In 1914, he lectured at University of Edinburgh and delivered the Gifford Lectures. During World War I, he lectured in America and participated in the negotiations of the French Mission which led to the entry of the United States in the war. In 1918, he was one of The Select Forty of the Academie Francaise. In 1927 he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature.

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