author={Willard James Fisher},
  volume={39 997},

Time, Life, Concepts: The Newness of Bergson

In the fourth and final chapter of Matter and Memory, published in 1896, Henri Bergson lays out his program for the future of philoso- phy. After discussing the nature of perception and providing his

The role of memory in human life. On the basis of the ideas of the twentieth century philosophers and thinkers

In The Sound and the Fury William Faulkner writes: “Time is dead as long as it is being clicked off by little wheels; only when the clock stops, does time come to life.” The following words relate to

Richard Semon's Theory of Memory

Coleridge's Dread Book of Judgement: A Memory for Life

A number of writers in several quite unconnected fields have expressed a strong but odd conviction. They have asserted that all conscious experience is recorded by the memory: no moment of waking

– An Overview ; II . Cubism , Futurism , and Ether Physics in the Early Twentieth Century

Introduction 445 the X-ray), the Surrealists and quantum phenomena, and the Italian artists in the 1950s who committed themselves to atomic and nuclear art. Returning to the question of Cubism and

Russell's Two Theories of Memory

In this paper I examine Russell’s account of memory in both the acquaintance and the neutral monist periods, more specifically, the years from 1910 until 1927, with emphasis on The Problems of

Bergsonian Sources of

In a series of letters written during the summer of 1920 George Herbert Mead indicated that he was absorbed in an analysis and criticism of the philosophy of Henri Bergson. He reported finding it

Process psychology, neurology and the science and philosophy of mind

This paper begins with a brief survey of the microgenetic process thought of Jason Brown as it has developed from its neuropsychological inception to his more recent neurophilosophy. We then survey

Memory Under Reconstruction: Beloved and the Fugitive Past

"uch t? the chagrin of its detractors, the legacies of modernism continue to exert their powers in our period of the prolonged "posts-." The butden of those legacies is perhaps felt nowhere more


I am a presentist: nothing exists which is not present. I say that this was believed by everyone, both the philosophers and the folk, until at least the nineteenth century; it is written into the