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Matter and Memory (Dover Philosophical Classics)

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A monumental work by an important modern philosopher, Matter and Memory (1896) represents one of the great inquiries into perception and memory, movement and time, matter and mind. Nobel Prize-winner Henri Bergson surveys these independent but related spheres, exploring the connection of mind and body to individual freedom of choice. Bergson’s efforts to reconcile the facts of biology to a theory of consciousness offered a challenge to the mechanistic view of nature, and his original and innovative views exercised a profound influence on other philosophers--including James, Whitehead, and Santayana--as well as novelists such as Dos Passos and Proust. Matter and Memory is essential to an understanding of Bergson’s philosophy and its legacy.

Synopsis:

A monumental work by an important philosopher, Matter and Memory represents one of the great inquiries into perception and memory, movement and time, matter and mind. Henri Bergson surveys these independent but related spheres, exploring the connection of mind and body to individual freedom of choice. Essential to an understanding of Bergson's philosophy and its legacy, this volume appears on the Malaspina Great Books Core Reading List.

Synopsis:

A monumental work by a Nobel Prize-winner, this 1896 work represents one of the great inquiries into perception and memory, movement and time, matter and mind. Bergson surveys these independent but related spheres, exploring the connection of mind and body to individual freedom of choice.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486434155
Translator:
Paul, Nancy Margaret
Translator:
Palmer, W. S.
Translator:
Paul, Nancy Margaret
Translator:
Palmer, W. S.
Author:
Bergson, Henri Louis
Author:
Bergson, Henri
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Location:
Mineola, N.Y.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Matter
Subject:
Mind and body
Subject:
Movements - Humanism
Subject:
General Philosophy
Subject:
Philosophy : General
Subject:
Free Will & Determinism
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Philosophical Classics
Series Volume:
281.
Publication Date:
20040531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
368
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.19 in 0.77 lb

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"Synopsis" by ,
A monumental work by an important philosopher, Matter and Memory represents one of the great inquiries into perception and memory, movement and time, matter and mind. Henri Bergson surveys these independent but related spheres, exploring the connection of mind and body to individual freedom of choice. Essential to an understanding of Bergson's philosophy and its legacy, this volume appears on the Malaspina Great Books Core Reading List.
"Synopsis" by ,
A monumental work by a Nobel Prize-winner, this 1896 work represents one of the great inquiries into perception and memory, movement and time, matter and mind. Bergson surveys these independent but related spheres, exploring the connection of mind and body to individual freedom of choice.
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