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Henri Bergson

Time and Free Will

This eBook has been formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. Time and Free Will essay deals with the problem of free will, which Bergson contends is merely a common confusion among philosophers caused by an illegitimate translation of the unextended into the extended, as a means of introducing his theory of duration, which would become highly influential among continental philosophers in the following century.
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    Nigar Shikhlinskayahar citeratför 7 dagar sedan
    In the processes of art we shall find, in a weakened form, a refined and in some measure spiritualized version of the processes commonly used to induce the state of hypnosis.
    Nigar Shikhlinskayahar citeratför 7 dagar sedan
    What makes hope such an intense pleasure is the fact that the future, which we dispose of to our liking, appears to us at the same time under a multitude of forms, equally attractive and equally possible. Even if the most coveted of these becomes realized, it will be necessary to give up the others, and we shall have lost a great deal. The idea of the future, pregnant with an infinity of possibilities, is thus more fruitful than the future itself, and this is why we find more charm in hope than in possession, in dreams than in reality.
    The emotions of joy and sorrow. Their successive stages correspond to qualitative changes in the whole of our psychic states.
    Nigar Shikhlinskayahar citeratför 7 dagar sedan
    Indeed, it is by the intensity of the sensation that we judge of the greater or less amount of work accomplished: intensity then remains,

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