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Science’s Cinematic Method: Motion Pictures and Scientific Research

Scott Curtis

in The Shape of Spectatorship: Art, Science, and Early Cinema in Germany

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231134033
eISBN:
9780231508636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231134033.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter One examines use of film as a scientific research tool in three fields (human motion studies, physics, biology) in Germany from the 1880s to 1914. It argues that there is a close relationship ... More


Stop Making (Philosophical) Sense: Notes towards a Process Organizational‐Thinking beyond “Philosophy”

John Mullarkey

in Process, Sensemaking, and Organizing

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199594566
eISBN:
9780191595721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594566.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

What happens when a new philosophy emerges from a supposedly non‐philosophical field? Must it follow the norm whereby a form of philosophy is recognized to be at work in this area (by a recognized ... More


Henri Bergson

Paul Atkinson

in Deleuze's Philosophical Lineage

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748632992
eISBN:
9780748652570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748632992.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter examines the influence of Henri Bergson on Gilles Deleuze's philosophy. It explains that Deleuze was largely responsible for the renewed interest in the philosophy of Bergson, which was ... More


Out of Character: Modernism, Vitalism, Psychic Life

Omri Moses

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804789141
eISBN:
9780804791236
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789141.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Characters” are those fictive beings in novels whose coherent patterns of behavior make them credible as people. “Character” is also used to refer to the capacity—or incapacity—to sustain one's core ... More


‘The More Serious Art that One Likes’: T. E. Hulme, Jacob Epstein, and the Making of a Global Classicism

Rupert Richard Arrowsmith

in Modernism and the Museum: Asian, African, and Pacific Art and the London Avant-Garde

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199593699
eISBN:
9780191595684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593699.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter shows that the development of T. E. Hulme's mature philosophy was highly dependent on alterations in the way he interpreted the art of various periods and cultures. His early fixation on ... More


Iqbal, Bergson and the Reconstruction of the Divine Nexus in Political Thought

H. C. Hillier

in Muhammad Iqbal: Essays on the Reconstruction of Modern Muslim Thought

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780748695416
eISBN:
9781474416078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748695416.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter looks at the reconstruction of the divine nexus in political thought in Muhammad Iqbal and Henri Bergson. Articulated in Mark Lilla's book Stillborn God (2007), the divine nexus — that ... More


Achieving Humanity: Convergence between Henri Bergson and Muhammad Iqbal

Souleymane Bachir Diagne

in Muhammad Iqbal: Essays on the Reconstruction of Modern Muslim Thought

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780748695416
eISBN:
9781474416078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748695416.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter focuses on the ‘convergence’ between the philosophers Muhammad Iqbal and Henri Bergson on key philosophical concepts. At the centre of this encounter is the theory of the self (khudi). ... More


Impossible! Bergson after Duchamp after Caillois

Sarah Kolb

in Speculative Art Histories: Analysis at the Limits

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474421041
eISBN:
9781474438605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474421041.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Beyond traditional art historical practice and its haptophobia with experimental, subjectivist, or speculative methods, what we have already begun to learn from Marcel Duchamp can be further ... More


Mysticism and the Foundation of the Open Society: Bergsonian Politics

Paola Marrati

in Political Theologies: Public Religions in a Post-Secular World

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226443
eISBN:
9780823237043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226443.003.0030
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter raises the question of what light the evolutionary perspective set out by Henri Bergson in his The Two Sources of Morality and Religion might shed on the ... More


Philosophy, Animality and the Life Sciences

Wahida Khandker

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748676774
eISBN:
9781474406468
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748676774.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

In line with ‘Continental’ approaches to critical animal studies, this book aims to uncover the philosophical and historical progression of concepts of animal and organic life, in order to understand ... More


Deleuze and the Vertigo of Immanence

Christian Kerslake

in Immanence and the Vertigo of Philosophy: From Kant to Deleuze

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748635900
eISBN:
9780748671823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635900.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter addresses whether Gilles Deleuze's own ideas about immanence are themselves consistent. It is Henri Bergson's differentiation of two fundamental kinds of intuition — the spatial and the ... More


Forces of Nature:: Evolution, Divergence, Decimation

Wahida Khandker

in Philosophy, Animality and the Life Sciences

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748676774
eISBN:
9781474406468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748676774.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter outlines Henri Bergson's theory of vital ‘tendency’ and the diversity of life as the ‘goal’ of the élan vital, in the light of leading proponents of transmutation both before and after ... More


Pathological Life and the Limits of Medical Perception

Wahida Khandker

in Philosophy, Animality and the Life Sciences

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748676774
eISBN:
9781474406468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748676774.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter compares the work of Bergson and Foucault on experimental physiology and the medicalisation of the animal condition. The starting-point of this chapter is Canguilhem's insight that ... More


Horror Time

Anna Powell

in Deleuze and Horror Film

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748617470
eISBN:
9780748651061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748617470.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores duration and the time-image of the horror film. The cinematic image moves across time in a complex trajectory. The apparatus of cinema manipulates and melds past, present and ... More


sub specie durationis

Matthew Goulish and Laura Cull

in Deleuze and Performance

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635030
eISBN:
9780748652587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635030.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter explores Gilles Deleuze's Bergsonism and the notion of multiplicity with respect to latitude and longitude, and the relation between the spatial and the temporal in performance. It ... More


The Metaphysics of Flowers in The Waves: Virginia Woolf’s “Seven-Sided Flower” and Henri Bergson’s Intuition

Laci Mattison

in Virginia Woolf and the Natural World

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780983533900
eISBN:
9781781382202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780983533900.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter analyzes the seven-sided flower in The Waves (1931), connecting Woolf's philosophy to Henri Bergson's concepts of duration and intuition. The Waves constantly returns to the theme of ... More


The Movement-Image: Horror Cinematography and Mise-en-scène

Anna Powell

in Deleuze and Horror Film

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748617470
eISBN:
9780748651061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748617470.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter deals with mise-en-scène and various kinds of movement in horror cinema. The film theory shaped by psychoanalysis and semiology treats images as static, symbolic components of underlying ... More


Memory

David Martin-Jones

in Deleuze, Cinema and National Identity: Narrative Time in National Contexts

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748622443
eISBN:
9780748651085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622443.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores how memory functions in the movement- and time-image, first explaining habit and attentive recollection, the two types of memory found in Henri Bergson's Matter and Memory ... More


Framing History: Virginia Woolf and the Politicisation of Aesthetics

Lara Feigel

in Literature, Cinema and Politics 1930-1945: Reading Between the Frames

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748639502
eISBN:
9780748652938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639502.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter is about the way that Virginia Woolf used cinematic (or ultracinematographic) technique to politicise aesthetics. It concentrates on the framing of history in Woolf's final two novels, ... More


Becoming Who We Are

Jeffrey A. Bell

in Deleuze's Hume: Philosophy, Culture and the Scottish Enlightenment

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748634392
eISBN:
9780748652464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748634392.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter demonstrates that Gilles Deleuze's work on Henri Bergson is not a departure for Deleuze but is rather part of his continuing effort to develop a transcendental empiricism. It first ... More


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