The Bergsonian Heritage

The Bergsonian Heritage

The Bergsonian Heritage

The Bergsonian Heritage

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The essays which form Part One of this book are a product of the Bergson Centennial, which took place October 16, 1959, on the campus of Hollins College. In addition to the desire to commemorate the life and works of one of this century's notable philosophers, it was the special concern of the Centennial to take a long retrospective glance at Henri Bergson, taking stock of the more enduring contributions made by him to present patterns of thought. Bergson was anything but a closet philosopher, and his philosophizing was destined to affect a broad range of human thought. The essays of this book reflect the extensive influence of Bergson not only in philosophy but as well in the rambling bailiwicks of theology and literature.

M. Edouard Morot-Sir, whose essay appraises the philosophical legacy of Bergson, is Cultural Counselor of the French Embassy in the United States and is the Embassy representative in the United States of the French universities. An agrégé in philosophy, M. Morot-Sir was, during the forties, professor in the Faculty of Letters at the uni-

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