Emily Herring
PhD Candidate, University of Leeds

Emily Herring is a PhD candidate in the Centre for the History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Leeds. She is the co-editor of The Past, Present, and Future of Integrated History and Philosophy of Science (forthcoming in 2019). 

Written by Emily Herring

Crowds wait outside the entrance to the Académie Française for Henri Bergson to appear. Paris, 24 January 1918. From the Excelsior newspaper.  Photo by Roger Violet/Topfoto

Essay/
Thinkers and theories
Henri Bergson, celebrity

Women loved Bergson’s philosophy of creativity, change and freedom, but their enthusiasm fuelled a backlash against him

Emily Herring