BeschreibungAt the threshold of the twentieth century, Bergson reset the agenda for philosophy and its relationship with science, art and even life itself. Concerned with both examining and extolling the phenomena of time, change, and difference, he was at one point held as both "the greatest thinker in the world" and "the most dangerous man in the world." Yet the impact of his ideas was so all-pervasive among artists, philosophers and politicians alike, that by the end of the First World War it had become impossibly diffuse. In a manner imitating his own cult of change, the Bergsonian school departed from the scene almost as quickly as it had arrived. As part of a current resurgence of interest in Bergson, both in Europe and in North America, this collection of essays addresses the significance of his philosophical legacy for contemporary thought.
InhaltsverzeichnisIntroduction Part I History and Method 1. Philo, Spinoza, Bergson: The rise of an ecological age - Richarrd A. Cohen 2. Method in Philosophy - Garrett Barden Part II Ontology 3. Bergson's Conception of Difference - Gilles Deleuze 4. Beneath Relativity: Bergson and Bohm on absolute time - Timothy S. Murphy Part III Mind 5. A Letter from Bergson to Dewey - 6. Matter and memory on mind and body: final statements and new perspectives - Frederic Worms 7. Bergson: The keyboards of forgetting - Marie Cariou 8. Bergson's concept of a person - Eric Matthews 9. Magic - F.C.T. Moore Part IV Life 10. Bergson and creative evolution/Involution: Exposing the transcendental illusion of organismic life - Keith Ansell Pearson 11. Bergson and the war against nature - P.A.Y. Gunter Part V Art 12. The rhythms of duration: Bergson and the Art of Matisse - Mark Antliff 13. Bergson and cinema: Friends or foes? - Paul Douglass
PortraitJohn Mullarkey is Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Sunderland
Untertitel: 'Angelaki Humanities'. Revised. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: MANCHESTER UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: März 2006
Seitenanzahl: 256 Seiten