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Alexandre Lefebvre , Melanie White

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Book Description

July 16 2012
Henri Bergson is primarily known for his work on time, memory, and creativity. His equally innovative interventions into politics and religion have, however, been neglected or dismissed, until now. In the first book in English dedicated to Bergson as a political thinker, leading Bergson scholars illuminate his positions on core concerns within political philosophy: the significance of emotion in moral judgment, the relationship between biology and society, and the entanglement of politics and religion. Ranging across Bergson's writings but drawing mainly on his last book, The Two Sources of Morality and Religion, the contributors consider Bergson's relevance to contemporary discussions of human rights, democratic pluralism and environmental ethics. Contributors: Keith Ansell-Pearson, G. William Barnard, Claire Colebrook, Hisashi Fujita, Suzanne Guerlac, Vladimir Jankelevitch, Frederic Keck, Leonard Lawlor, Alexandre Lefebvre, Paola Marrati, John Mullarkey, Paulina Ochoa Espejo, Carl Power, Philippe Soulez, Jim Urpeth, Melanie White, Frederic Worms

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"The strength of this book is the way that it remedies the scholarly neglect of Henri Bergson's political and religious thought, especially as found in his last book, The Two Sources of Morality and Religion. Together, these essays provide a more well-rounded view of Bergson's complete project and show how he can contribute to rethinking a number of current issues in sociological, political, and religious thought." John Protevi, author of Political Affect: Connecting the Social and the Somatic "[T]hese essayists are all very earnest about us risking a separation between intellectual and instinctual tendencies. Their work will be warmly welcomed by students of early twentieth century polemological, political psychological and perhaps political ecological action as well." - Political Studies Review

About the Author

Alexandre Lefebvre is Lecturer in the Department of Government and International Relations and the Department of Philosophy at the University of Sydney. He is the author of "The Image of Law: Deleuze, Bergson, Spinoza."Melanie White is Senior Lecturer in Social Theory at the School of Social Sciences, University of New South Wales.

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