Bergson

[ burg-suh n, berg-; French berg-sawn ]
/ ˈbɜrg sən, ˈbɛrg-; French bɛrgˈsɔ̃ /

noun

Hen·ri [ahn-ree] /ɑ̃ˈri/, 1859–1941, French philosopher and writer: Nobel Prize in Literature 1927.

Related forms

Berg·so·ni·an [burg-soh-nee-uh n, berg-] /bɜrgˈsoʊ ni ən, bɛrg-/, adjective, noun
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Bergson

/ (ˈbɜːɡsən, French bɛrksɔn) /

noun

Henri Louis (ɑ̃ri lwi). 1859–1941, French philosopher, who sought to bridge the gap between metaphysics and science. His main works are Memory and Matter (1896, trans. 1911) and Creative Evolution (1907, trans. 1911): Nobel prize for literature 1927

Derived Forms

Bergsonian (bɜːɡˈsəʊnɪən), adjective, noun
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