Matter and Memory
A monumental work by an important modern philosopher, Matter and Memory (1896) represents one of the great inquiries into perception and memory, movement and time, matter and mind. Nobel Prize-winner Henri Bergson surveys these independent but related spheres, exploring the connection of mind and body to individual freedom of choice. Bergson's efforts to reconcile the facts of biology to a theory of consciousness offered a challenge to the mechanistic view of nature, and his original and innovative views exercised a profound influence on other philosophers--including James, Whitehead, and Santayana--as well as novelists such as Dos Passos and Proust. Matter and Memory is essential to an understanding of Bergson's philosophy and its legacy.
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Review: Matter and MemoryUser Review - Braden Scott - Goodreads
Matter and Memory feels like a solemn heart to heart with Henri. A beautiful read x Read full review
Review: Matter and MemoryUser Review - Cheryl - Goodreads
Now my brain hurts! I have to go and read something mindless. I believe that a person would have to have a rich background in philosophy and arguments of the time to get this one. Definitely not an easy one to read. Read full review