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Henri Bergson and Visual Culture: A Philosophy for a New Aesthetic

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Henri Bergson and Visual Culture: A Philosophy for a New Aesthetic - Atkinson, Paul
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What does it mean to see time in the visual arts and how does art reveal the nature of time? Paul Atkinson investigates these questions through the work of the French philosopher Henri Bergson, whose theory of time as duration made him one of the most prominent thinkers of the fin de si???cle. Although Bergson never enunciated an aesthetic theory and did not explicitly write on the visual arts, his philosophy gestures towards a play of sensual differences that is central to aesthetics. This book rethinks Bergson's ...

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Henri Bergson and Visual Culture: A Philosophy for a New Aesthetic 2020, Bloomsbury Academic, New York

ISBN-13: 9781350161771

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