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“I Value Effort above Everything Else”: Bergson’s Response to the Question of Egoism, by Leonard Lawlor

Article available through Philosophy Documentation Center, here.  Leonard Lawlor is Edwin Erle Sparks Professor of Philosophy at Pennsylvania State University. He is the author of From Violence to Speaking Out: Apocalypse and Expression in Foucault, Derrida and Deleuze (Edinburgh University Press, 2016), and Early Twentieth-Century Continental Philosophy (Indiana University Press, 2011). He has co-edited a number of essay collections, including […]

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Philosophy of Philosophy: Race, Nation, and Religion, by Leonard Harris

In “Philosophy of Philosophy,” Leonard Harris examines the status of philosophy departments and doctoral programs. Harris argues that the institution is racist, in part by describing the lack of prominent nonwhite anglophone  philosophers, professors, and doctoral candidates. Harris maintains that this is due in part to the “cephalic” nature of the philosophical tradition, that only […]

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