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Campo Alessandra and Gozzano Simone (Editors), "Einstein vs. Bergson", De Gruyter, 2021, DOI: 10.1515/9783110753707, License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

On 6 April 1922, Einstein met Bergson to debate the nature of time: is the time the physicist calculates the same time the philosopher reflects on? Einstein claimed that only scientific time is real, while Bergson argued that scientific time always presupposes a living and perceiving subject. On that day, nearly 100 years ago, conflict was inevitable. Is it still inevitable today? How many kinds of time are there?

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Bergson, Einstein, Time, Quarrel

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