Author: eherring

Book Review: Bergson’dan Mustafa Şekip’e Gülme (Laughing from Bergson to Mustafa Şekip), Aktif Düşünce Yayınları, 2015

Gözde Han, Yıldız Technical University Laughing from Bergson to Mustafa Şekip is a book which mainly analyses Mustafa Şekip Tunç’s adaptation and translation of Henry Bergson’s Laughter: An Essay on the Meaning of the Comic (Le Rire; essai sur la signification du comique). The authors of the book, Levent Bayraktar…

Book Review: Interpreting Bergson : Critical Essays, Alexandre Lefebvre et Nils F. Schott (eds.), 2019

Mathilde Tahar, Université Toulouse II, Jean Jaurès Depuis vingt ans, on observe un regain des études bergsoniennes, venant d’une part de la publication de l’édition critique, d’autre part de l’apparition de nouvelles approches interprétatives, notamment dans le monde anglo-saxon. Ces nouvelles approches partent pour la plupart de l’idée de durée…

‘Bergson’s Radical Challenge to Philosophy and the Life Sciences’ – 27th February 2019, Trinity College, Oxford – Report by Yaron Wolf

Almost a 100 years after Bergson delivered ‘The Possible and the Real’ as a talk at Oxford (1920; published in 1934’s La Pensée et le Mouvant/The Creative Mind). Bergson’s conception of time, his influence upon 20th century biology, and his views on art were at the center of the seminar…