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Duration (philosophy) - Wikipedia

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Duration (French: la durée) is a theory of time and consciousness posited by the French philosopher Henri Bergson. Bergson sought to improve upon inadequacies he perceived in the ... The first ...

Henri Bergson - New World Encyclopedia

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Aug 10, 2016 ... Although Bergson understood duration to be the unified flow of time or .... up or isolate different pieces of this continuous flow into fragments of time or “states of .... The external world, according to certain theories of probability, ...

Henri Bergson and the Perception of Time | Issue 48 | Philosophy Now

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Henri Bergson was born in Paris in 1859 and died there in 1941. ... We think we' re seeing a continuous flow of movement, but in reality what we're seeing is a ...

Henri Bergson's The Creative Mind - Angelfire

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Henri Bergson's The Creative Mind: An Introduction to Metaphysics (1946) is ... a method of 'thinking in duration' which reflects the continuous flow of reality. ... According to Bergson, real time cannot be analyzed mathematically. ... In order to try to understand the flow of time, the intellect forms concepts of time as ...

Henri Bergson: Creative Evolution: Chapter 1: The Evolution of Life ...

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Duration is the continuous progress of the past which gnaws into the future and .... Therefore the flow of time might assume an infinite rapidity, the entire past, present, ..... (18) theory according to which the diminution bears on the quantity of .... it is successively, not simultaneously, that the forms between which we find an  ...

Chapter 1: Dane Rudhyar and Henri Bergson in the Context of Magic

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In the Time of Bergson: The Influence of the Philosophical Thoughts of Henri Bergson .... duration, élan vital, Becoming (or creative evolution), Rudhyar‟s music ... age to age according to the focalization of the Race‟s will and desire.”8 ..... L'Évolution créatrice, was to develop a theory in which he would simultaneously.

Time, Bergson, and the Cinematographical Mechanism – Offscreen

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Why is French philosopher Henri Bergson relevant for today's film theory? ... According to Bergson “movement is reality itself” (The Creative Mind 169). ... It “ substitutes for the continuous the discontinuous, for mobility stability… ..... Consciousness is similar to time, duration and memory: it is ever frugal, so nothing is “los...

The Creative Mind: An Introduction to Metaphysics - Henri Bergson ...

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The intellect analyzes time as having measurable duration, but the flow of real ... Intuition is a form of knowledge that reality is continuous and indivisble, and that ... If reality is always changing, then this variability contradicts the theory that ... According to Bergson, the intuitive method transcends the limits of idealism or ...

Consciousness, Relativity and Time - ASSC

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The Special Theory of Relativity (STR) holds sway as a theory of time due to its ... with Einstein,” presented at Thinking in time: Henri Bergson (an ... of flows of time, a subject discussed at length by Bergson in Duration and .... motion at high velocity, Y‟s units of time, according to relativity, expand. ... have hit simultaneousl...

Approaching Nabokov with Bergson on Time: Why Spatializing Time?

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so, they follow a tradition established by Henri Bergson, who influenced ... Speak, Memory and Nabokov's other writings, and spatialize time. ... problems with our understanding of time, according to Bergson, is the fact ... translates this principle of simultaneity, inherent in Bergson's duration, into ..... Einstein's Theo...