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Psicologia e liberDaDe: 
conhecimento do \u201ceu\u201d e das coisas
Leonardo AlmadaH
resumo
Nesse artigo, proponho investigar a significação do problema da liberdade no 
âmbito de um debate entre a tradição espiritualista e a psicologia experimental. 
Meu objetivo é o de demonstrar que a conceituação da mente como duração não-
espacializada e como multiplicidade qualitativa é capaz de suprir os empecilhos à 
liberdade que são instituídos pela psicologia experimental. Para tanto, recorro às 
obras dos filósofos Henri Bergson e Farias Brito, no tanto quanto souberam expressar 
e se posicionar em face dos propósitos experimentalistas. A conclusão obtida é a de 
que a causalidade não é determinação e, por isso, não exclui a liberdade.
Palavras-chave: liberdade; duração; tempo e espaço; multiplicidade; psicofísica.
Psychology anD freeDom: 
knowledge of self and things
absTracT
In this paper, my aim is to investigate the significance of the problem of freedom 
in the context of the discussion between spiritualist tradition and experimental 
psychology. My goal is to demonstrate that the concept of mind as duration non-
spatialized and as qualitative multiplicity is capable of supplying the obstacles to 
freedom that are established by experimental psychology. Therefore, I turn to the 
works of Henri Bergson and Farias Brito, in so far as recognized and positioned 
themselves in the face of the experimentalists\u2019 purposes. The conclusion is that 
causality is not determination and therefore does not exclude freedom.
Keywords: freedom; duration; time and space; multiplicity; psychophysics. 
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Leonardo Almada
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