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Bergson, Henri
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(Oct 18, 1859, Paris – Jan 4, 1941) became professor of philosophy at the Collège de France in 1890 and a member of the Académie Française in 1914. He was president of the “Commission for intellectual cooperation” of the League of Nations from 1922 to 1925, and received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1927. He is one of the most important theoreticians of the problem of time among 19th and 20th-century philosophers, and the program running through his entire oeuvre is the attemp…

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Rudolph, Enno, “Bergson, Henri”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 22 May 2022 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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