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Henri Bergson

Henri Bergson

The Nobel Prize in Literature 1927

Philosopher, Essayist wrote in French. Rich and vitalizing ideas and brilliant skill in presentation. President, Commission for Intellectual Cooperation of League of Nations.

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Thinking in Time
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Thinking in Time: An Introduction to Henri Bergson
Suzanne Guerlac
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Cornell University Press, 2006
0801473004, 9780801473005
230 pages
Philosophy
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Name: Henri Bergson
Birth: 18 October 1859, Paris, France
Death: 18 October 1859, Paris, France
Residence at the time of the award: France
Prize Motivation: "in recognition of his rich and vitalizing ideas and the brilliant skill with which they have been presented"
Field: Philosophy/essay writing
Language: French
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