[burg-suh-niz-uh m, berg-]
- the philosophy of Bergson, emphasizing duration as the central fact of experience and asserting the existence of the élan vital as an original life force essentially governing all organic processes.
Origin of Bergsonism
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Bergsonism, too, he holds to be a baneful influence, as reactionary as the Church which eschews it.
- the philosophy of Henri Bergson, which emphasizes duration as the basic element of experience and asserts the existence of a life-giving force that permeates the entire natural orderCompare élan vital
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