Definition of Henri bergson

1. Noun. French philosopher who proposed elan vital as the cause of evolution and development (1859-1941).

Exact synonyms: Bergson, Henri Louis Bergson
Generic synonyms: Philosopher

Lexicographical Neighbors of Henri Bergson

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Henle's spine
Henle's tubules
Henle's warts
Hennebert's sign
Henny Penny
Henoch's chorea
Henoch's purpura
Henoch-Schonlein purpura
Henoch-Schonlein syndrome
Henri Becquerel
Henri Bergson
Henri Clemens van de Velde
Henri Emile Benoit Matisse
Henri Labrouste
Henri Louis Bergson
Henri Matisse
Henri Rousseau
Henri Toulouse-Lautrec
Henri van de Velde
Henriette Rosine Bernard
Henrik Ibsen
Henrik Johan Ibsen

Literary usage of Henri bergson

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A History of Philosophy by Frank Thilly (1914)
"INTUITIONISM OF henri bergson S77 equality, religion, philosophy, and science are all rejected because they contradict life ; and all systems of thought and ..."

2. The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine by Roy J. Friedman Mark Twain Collection (Library of Congress) (1913)
"... henri bergson FROM ТНК PORTRAIT BY JACQUES BLANCHE ciently advanced at eighteen to produce in the concours general of the Paris lycées a mathematical ..."

3. Voices of To-morrow: Critical Studies of the New Spirit in Literature by Edwin Björkman (1913)
"... henri bergson TO make straight for the point of this article: Why should, out of an unobtrusive and unknown French scholar like Professor henri bergson, ..."

4. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1914)
"Contribution to a Bibliography of henri bergson (By members of the staff of Columbia ... HW Carr, henri bergson, the Philosophy of Change, New York, 1912. ..."

5. Princeton Theological Review by Princeton Theological Seminary (1913)
"REVIEWS OF RECENT LITERATURE PHILOSOPHICAL LITERATURE The New Philosophy of Henri Bergson. By EDOUARD LE ROY. Translated from the French by Vincent Benson, ..."

6. The Letters of William James by William James, Henry James (1920)
"To henri bergson. CAMBRIDGE, Feb. 25, 1903. DEAR PROFESSOR BERGSON,— Your most obliging cablegram (with 8 words instead of four!) arrived duly a week ago, ..."

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