Interval, sexual difference: Luce Irigaray and Henri Bergson

Hypatia 23 (1):119-131 (2008)
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Abstract

: Henri Bergson's philosophy has attracted increasing feminist attention in recent years as a fruitful locus for re-theorizing temporality. Drawing on Luce Irigaray's well-known critical description of metaphysics as phallocentrism, Hill argues that Bergson's deduction of duration is predicated upon the disavowal of a sexed hierarchy. She concludes the article by proposing a way to move beyond Bergson's phallocentrism to articulate duration as a sensible and transcendental difference that articulates a nonhierarchical qualitative relation between the sexes

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The Complete Works: The Rev. Oxford Translation.Jonathan Barnes (ed.) - 1984 - Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press.
Speculum of the Other Woman.Luce Irigaray - 1985 - Cornell University Press.
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An Ethics of Sexual Difference.Luce Irigaray - 1984 - Cornell University Press.

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