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Published: 05 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7533-3
...Introduction<subtitle>Jankélévitch on Bergson: Living in Time</subtitle> ...
Published: 05 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7533-3
Published: 05 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7533-3
Published: 05 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7533-3
Published: 05 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7533-3
Published: 05 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7533-3
Published: 05 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7533-3
Published: 05 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7533-3
Published: 05 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7533-3
Published: 05 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7533-3
Published: 05 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375333-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7533-3
... In this chapter Jankélévitch introduces Bergson’s concept of duration. He also insists on the need to read Bergson’s oeuvre as a total and undivided whole that recreates itself in each new book. ...
Published: 05 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375333-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7533-3
... In this chapter, Jankélévitch presents Bergson method, which is to think everything contemporaneously and on its own terms. Jankélévitch also argues that Bergson’s method is inseparable from the contents of his philosophy and irreducible to any kind of doctrinal system. It is the only approach...
Published: 05 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375333-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7533-3
... This chapter focuses on Bergson’s Time and Free Will and shows the centrality of inner experience for philosophy. Jankélévitch argues that to avoid a splitting of the mind (and the philosophical pseudo-problems this engenders), philosophers must assume the place of the actor...
Published: 05 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375333-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7533-3
... Taking up Bergson’s arguments in Matter and Memory , this chapter discusses the relationships between mind and brain, memory and perception, and spirit and matter. Jankélévitch argues that, for Bergson, the mind always proceeds in a circle, via the self, and combines two inverse currents...
Published: 05 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375333-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7533-3
... The central claim of this chapter is that Bergson’s élan vital is not a teleology, only a direction. Like the free act, creative evolution allows for determinism only retroactively. Here Jankélévitch lays out Bergson’s method of philosophical intuition, which alone both follows and comprehends...
Published: 05 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375333-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7533-3
... In this chapter, Jankélévitch shows that Bergson’s The Two Sources of Morality and Religion adds one more antithesis—that of two moralities and two religions—to the oppositions of space and duration in Time and Free Will , pure perception and pure recollection in Matter and Memory...
Published: 05 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375333-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7533-3
... Jankélévitch presents Bergson’s idea that the plenitude of life contradicts the absurd idea that the Nothing is the smallest conceivable existence from which the real could be pieced together. Something always precedes nothing, in human thought and action as in the cosmos. Bergson’s creation...
Published: 05 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375333-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7533-3
... In this chapter Jankélévitch claims that for Bergson there are, in theory, two kinds of simplicity. On the one hand, multiplication and combination of elementary and abstract simplicity yields complication. On the other hand, concrete and immediately given simplicity is intrinsically complex. He...
Published: 05 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375333-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7533-3
Published: 05 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7533-3