The Resource Human rights as a way of life : on Bergson's political philosophy, Alexandre Lefebvre

Human rights as a way of life : on Bergson's political philosophy, Alexandre Lefebvre

Label
Human rights as a way of life : on Bergson's political philosophy
Title
Human rights as a way of life
Title remainder
on Bergson's political philosophy
Statement of responsibility
Alexandre Lefebvre
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The work of Henri Bergson, the foremost French philosopher of the early twentieth century, is not usually explored for its political dimensions. Indeed, Bergson is best known for his writings on time, evolution, and creativity. This book concentrates instead on his political philosophy-and especially on his late masterpiece, The Two Sources of Morality and Religion-from which Alexandre Lefebvre develops an original approach to human rights. We tend to think of human rights as the urgent international project of protecting all people everywhere from harm. Bergson shows us tha
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Cataloging source
YDXCP
Dewey number
323.01
Index
index present
LC call number
B2430.B4
LC item number
D467 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Cultural memory in the present
Label
Human rights as a way of life : on Bergson's political philosophy, Alexandre Lefebvre
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : the picture of morality -- A dialogue on war -- Bergson's critical philosophy -- The closed society : Bergson on Durkheim -- Human rights and the critique of practical reason -- Human rights as conversion -- The open society -- The two faces of human rights
Control code
ocn851431292
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 181 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780804786454
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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.b28900121
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)851431292
  • pebcs0804786453

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