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Bergson, Complexity and Creative Emergence

  • Authors
  • David Kreps

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. David Kreps
    Pages 1-15
  3. David Kreps
    Pages 16-84
  4. David Kreps
    Pages 85-109
  5. David Kreps
    Pages 110-150
  6. David Kreps
    Pages 151-210
  7. David Kreps
    Pages 211-233
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 234-238

About this book

Introduction

This is a book about evolution from a post-Darwinian perspective. It recounts the core ideas of French philosopher Henri Bergson and his rediscovery and legacy in the poststructuralist critical philosophies of the 1960s, and explores the confluences of these ideas with those of complexity theory in environmental biology.

Keywords

Bergson complexity élan vital durée reélle evolution systems genealogy poststructuralism environment French Henri Bergson philosophy structuralism systems theory

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