|About the Book|
Émile Bréhier was a French philosopher. His interest was in classical philosophy, and the history of philosophy. He wrote a Histoire de la Philosophie, translated into English in seven volumes.Bréhier was Henri Bergsons successor at the Sorbonne, in 1945. The historian Louis Bréhier was his brother.He was an early follower of Bergson- in the 1930s there was an influential view that Bergsonism and Neoplatonism were linked.He has been called the sole figure in the French history who adopts an hegelian interpretation of Neoplatonism, but also a Neo-Kantian opponent of Hegel.