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Cairns (Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic, 1997), § 16. 34. Merleau-Ponty, ‘Bergson in the Making,’ 185. 35. T. Hanna, ‘The Bergsonian Heritage,’ in The Bergsonian Heritage, ed. T. Hanna (New York: Columbia University Press, 1962), 7. 36. G. Barden, ‘Method in Philosophy,’ in Mullarkey, The New Bergson, 33. 37. Bergson, ‘Introduction to Metaphysics,’ 43/1424. 38. Merleau-Ponty, ‘Bergson in the Making,’ 185. 39. Mullarkey, ‘Henri Bergson,’ 26. Compare, Bergson, Œuvres, 644–5/1395. 40. Thanks to Len Lawlor for pointing me toward this important attitude behind Bergson’s philosophizing.

15, 1937,’ in ‘The Bergson-Flewelling Correspondence: 1910–1940,’ Coranto: Journal of the Friends of the Libraries – University of Southern California 10(2): 34. Ibid. H. Bergson, ‘Introduction to Metaphysics,’ in the Creative Mind, trans. L. Andison (New York: The Citadel Press, 1992), 11; H. Bergson, Œuvres, Édition du Centenaire (Paris: Presses Universitaire de France, 1959), 1253. Compare, J. Mullarkey, ‘Introduction,’ in The New Bergson, 1–3. H. Bergson, Bergson: the Key Writings, ed. K. Ansell-Pearson and J.

Mullarkey, ‘Introduction,’ in The New Bergson, ed. J. Mullarkey (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1999), 1. Others have also noted that pragmatist and process philosophers were equally quick to selectively appropriate Bergson. John Dewey, for example, adapted Bergson’s theory of intelligence to fit his pragmatic view that thought and concepts were tools to manipulate experience and that truth was measured by utility; R. Jiseok, ‘A Letter from Bergson to John Dewey,’ in The New Bergson, 84.

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