Gaston Bachelard. Gaston Bachelard (French: [baʃlaʁ]; June 27, 1884 – October 16, 1962) was a French philosopher. He made contributions in the fields of poetics and the philosophy of science.
To the latter he introduced the concepts of epistemological obstacle and epistemological break (obstacle épistémologique et rupture épistémologique). He rose to some of the most prestigious positions in the Académie française and influenced many subsequent French philosophers, among them Michel Foucault, Louis Althusser, Dominique Lecourt and Jacques Derrida. Life and work This Day in History for 16th October. Historical Events Events 1 - 100 of 189 Abolitionist John Brown1882 - The Nickel Plate Railroad opens for business.1900 - Queen Wilhelmina leaves duke Heinrich "Henry" von Mecklenburg-Schwerin1903 - Homel, 1st Jewish self defense organization founded in Russia1904 - Russian Baltic fleet departs to Port Arthur1905 - The Partition of Bengal (India) occurred.1907 - Belasco Theater opens at 111 W 44th St NYC1907 - David Belasco's "Grand Army Man," premieres in NYC1908 - Edmonton Rugby Foot-ball Club re-organizes as Esquimoux1909 - Jack Johnson KOs Stanley Ketchel in 12 for heavyweight boxing title1909 - Pirates beat Tigers 4 games to 3 in 6th World Series1912 - Arnold Schoenberg's "Pierrot Lunaire," premieres1912 - Boston beats NY Giants, 4 games to 3 with a tie in 9th World Series1913 - Booth Theater opens at 222 W 44th St NYC1915 - Great Britain declares war on Bulgaria1916 - Dodger manager Wilbert Robinson given $5,000 bonus.
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