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The Philosophy of Poetry

The Genius of Lucretius

by Henri Bergson


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This is a partial translation by Wade Baskin of the original French work Ecrits et Paroles (a 3 volume set, 665 pages) published between 1957 and 1959 by Henri Bergson.
It includes the translation from Bergson's introduction to a French ed. of De rerum natura, by Lucretius published in 1884 under the title: Extraits de Lucre'ce.

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Henri Bergson (Author)

Henri-Louis Bergson (18 October 1859–4 January 1941) was a French philosopher influential in the first half of the 20th century. He believed that for a true understanding of reality the processes of immediate experience combined with intuition pla...

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