The Two Sources of Morality and Religion

The Two Sources of Morality and Religion

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Henri Bergson inquires into the nature of moral obligation, into the place of religion and the purpose it has served since primitive times, into static religion and its value in preserving man from the dangers of his own intelligence; into dynamic religion or mysticism as a means of producing man's forward leap beyond the limits of the closed society for which nature intended him and into the open society which is the brotherhood of man.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 133 x 203 x 17mm | 337g
  • Notre Dame IN, United States
  • English
  • 0268018359
  • 9780268018351
  • 431,982

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This book offers pleasurable access to an important way of thinking which dominant analytic and linguistic philosophical traditions in England and America have eclipsed, and which nonetheless still has current expression in many forms throughout contemporary culture.
--Reprint Bulletin
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About Henri Bergson

Henri Bergson (1859-1941) was a renowned philosopher whose concept of creative evolution continues to dominate a large area of modern thought. In The Two Sources of Morality and Religion, Bergson inquires into the nature of moral obligation and into the place and purpose of religion.
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