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Childhood lasts all through life. It returns to animate broad sections of adult life.... Poets will help us to find this living childhood within us, this permanent, durable immobile world.  - Gaston Bachelard
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A Retrospective Glance at the Lifework of a Master of Books - Fragments of a Poetics of Fire (1988)

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Born: June 27, 1884

Died: October 16, 1962 (aged 78)

Nationality: French

Occupation: Philosopher

Bio: Gaston Bachelard 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.

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