Lived Experience: Bergson's Radical Challenge to Philosophy and the Life Sciences

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Henri Bergson (1859–1941) was one of the most formidable and stimulating philosophers of the late-19th and early-20th centuries. His work on time, free will, evolution, and vitalism made lasting— and controversial— contributions to biology and, more widely, to the study of the concept of life. The second seminar of Hilary term brings together 3 scholars— Yaron Wolf (Oxford), Emily Herring (Leeds), and Mark Sinclair (Roehampton)— who will discuss Bergson's radical challenge to both philosophy and the life sciences.

All welcome– no expertise or pre-reading required. Just bring your curiosity and queries.

Tea, coffee, and biscuits are provided free of charge. 
The Sutro room is found in the top right-hand corner of Trinity's front quad; go into the staircase and the Sutro Room is on the first floor on your right. Ask the porter if you need a hand with directions!

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