concept system

Is the Concept Élan Vital Central in Henri Bergson’s Evolutionary Theory?

The evolutionary doctrine of Henri Bergson is largely associated with the notion of élan vital (vital impetus). However, according to Bergson, one of the main functions of philosophy must be  creating concepts. The world is extremely diverse, and if philosophy seeks to embrace this diversity, it must create a relevant network of concepts. In the evolutionary part of Bergson’s philosophy this point is implemented distinctly. Nonetheless, current historical and philosophical studies do not reproduce this scale.

Development of DSTU ISO 860 “Terminology work. Harmonization of concepts and terms” new edition

The article deals with new version of the national standard DSTU ISO 860 “Terminology work. Harmonization of terms and concepts”. The changes of ISO 860 standard and the problems, which have arisen during its translation in Ukrainian, are analyzed.