The writings of Henri Bergson concerning memory, free will, and his concepts of duree and elan vital
This section will propose an alternative Bergsonian examination of Mrs Dalloway's characters in the light of the elan vital
and the distinction between closed and open morality as posed in the French writer and philosopher's The Two Sources of Morality and Religion (1932), a work that can retrospectively provide a new insight of politics in Woolfs novel.
He ahi que la perspectiva bergsoniana irrumpe con interesantes matices y contornos de pensamiento: elan vital
, impulso creador, la onda de la vida, universo, hombre, naturaleza, intuicion, duracion, libertad, conciencia, Dios, religion, son una muestra de los topicos que salen a la palestra.
Does the apparent inadmissibility of any appeal to such a notion as elan vital
render Bergson's philosophy of creative evolution equally irrelevant to the newly invigorated attempts to theorize creativity, innovation, and novelty in contemporary science?
Peacocke does not believe in anything like an elan vital
, some special principle of life.
For Blume, nature gives life to art; his works glow with its elan vital
On March 21, 1972, Neumann sent a cable from Kabul to Washington, saying: "There is an atmosphere here of lassitude, or resignation, as if the elan vital
of the government has become exhausted.
For this, one can postulate two reasons: first, poets rarely succeed in foreign translations; and second, though it is the elan vital
of Albanian letters, poetry is by no means a mainstream preoccupation in the Western world.
He also detects an awareness of Bergson's elan vital
in these two works.
The result both enacts and evidences the reflections on matter, duration, memory, intuition, and the elan vital
that Deleuze takes such pains to solicit from the writings of Bergson.
The drummer/fly, however, drowns out the grand organ with his drum, before transmuting into an earthworm, dying, and adding his elan vital
to that of Napo for the latter's big conquest.
Call it intensity or obsession, as you wish; Robert Rosenblum's catalogue essay refers to elan vital
, or life force, an all-purpose fin-de-siecle notion.