Bergson [ burg-s uh n, berg-; be French rg- saw] n EXAMPLES | noun Hen·ri , [ah n- ] 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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Much of this falls under
Bergson's conception of humor as social censure.
It has been revived in our own days by
Bergson, Matière et Mémoire, p. 57.
The first of these fruitless summers the
Bergson boys bore courageously. Bergson went over in his mind the things that had held him back.
On Sunday afternoon Mrs.
Bergson always took a nap, and Alexandra read. British Dictionary definitions for bergson 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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