The two sources of morality and religion, by Henri Bergson; translated by R. Ashley Audra and Cloudesley Brereton, with the assistance of W. Horsfall Carter.

; Audra, R. Ashley (Ruth Ashley), 1888- translator ; Brereton, Cloudesley, 1863-1937, joint tr ; Carter, W. Horsfall (William Horsfall), 1900-1976, joint tr
New York, H. Holt and Company [1935] .

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Standard Title Deux sources de la morale et de la religion. English
Other Authors Audra, R. Ashley 1888-
Brereton, Cloudesley, 1863-1937,
Carter, W. Horsfall 1900-1976,
Subjects Ethics.
Mysticism.
Religion -- Philosophy.
Description viii, 308 pages 22 cm
Copyright Date [1935]
©1935
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Chapter I -- Moral obligation -- Social order and natural order -- The individual in society -- Society in the individual -- Spontaneous obedience -- Resistance to resistances -- Obligation and life -- The closed society -- The call of the hero -- Propulsive force of emotion -- Emotion and creation -- Emotion and representation -- Liberation of the soul -- Forward movement -- Closed morality and open morality -- Self-respect -- Justice -- Of intellectualism in morality -- Moral education -- Training and the mystical -- Chapter II -- Static religion -- Of absurdity in the reasoning being -- The myth-making function -- Myth-making and life -- Significance of the "vital impetus" -- Part played in society by myth-making -- General themes of practical myth-making -- Assurance against disorganization -- Assurance against depression -- Assurance against the unforeseeable -- On chance -- The "primitive mentality" in civilized man -- Partial personification of events -- On magic in general -- Magic and science -- Magic and religion -- Deference paid to animal-totemism -- Belief in gods -- Mythological fantasy -- The myth-making function and literature -- On the existence of gods -- General function of static religion -- Chapter III -- Dynamic religion -- Two meanings of the world religion -- Why we use one word -- Greek mysticism -- Oriental mysticism -- The prophets of Israel -- Christian mysticism -- Mysticism and regeneration -- Philosophic value of mysticism -- Of the existence of God -- Nature of God -- Creation and love -- The problem of evil -- Survival -- Of experience and probability in metaphysics -- Chapter IV -- Final remarks: mechanics and mysticism -- Closed society and open society -- Persistence of the natural -- Characteristics of natural society -- Natural society and war -- The industrial age -- Evolution and tendencies -- The law of dichotomy -- Law of double frenzy -- Possible return to the simple life -- Mechanics and mysticism -- Index.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)1041618
(OCoLC)ocm01041618
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WorldCat Identities Bergson, Henri, 1859-1941.
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