Human Rights as A Way of Life

Human Rights as A Way of Life

On Bergson's Political Philosophy

eBook - 2013
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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.
Publisher: Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, 2013
Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, 2013
ISBN: 9780804786454
Branch Call Number: REM
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xvii, 181 pages)


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