Dr Alexandre Lefebvre
Ph.D. Johns Hopkins University
+61 2 9351 4945
Dr Lefebvre holds a joint appointment in the Department of Government and International Relations, and the Department of Philosophy. He is associate editor of Contemporary Political Theory.
- Political theory
- Human rights
- The philosophy of law
- Modern and contemporary French thought
- GOVT2112 - Modern Political Thought
- PHIL2616 - The Philosophy of Human Rights
- HRTD6906 - The Philosophy of Human Rights
Books Authored and Edited
Lefebvre, A & Schott, NF (eds.), Vladimir Jankélévitch, Henri Bergson, under contract with Duke University Press.
Lefebvre, A 2013, Human Rights as a Way of Life: on Bergson’s Political Philosophy, Stanford University Press, Stanford.
Lefebvre, A & White, M (eds.) 2012, Bergson, Politics, and Religion, Duke University Press, Durham.
Lefebvre, A 2008, The Image of Law: Deleuze, Bergson, Spinoza, Stanford: Stanford University Press [Korean edition 2011].
Refereed Journal Articles
Lefebvre, A (2013 forthcoming), "Democracy and Movement: an Interview with Paul Patton", Contemporary Political Theory.
Lefebvre, A 2011, "Human Rights in Deleuze and Bergson’s Later Philosophy", Theory & Event, vol. 14, no. 3.
Lefebvre, A 2011, "Law and the Ordinary: Hart, Wittgenstein, Jurisprudence", Telos, no. 154, pp. 99-118.
Lefebvre, A & White, M 2010, "Bergson on Durkheim: Society Sui Generis", Journal of Classical Sociology, vol. 10, no. 4, pp. 457-77.
Lefebvre, A & White, M 2010, "Mary Wollstonecraft’s Civic Perfectionism", Citizenship Studies, vol. 14, no. 4, pp. 461-71.
Lefebvre, A 2007, "Critique of Teleology in Kant and Dworkin", Philosophy and Social Criticism, vol. 33, no. 2, pp. 179-201.
Lefebvre, A 2006, "Habermas and Deleuze on Law and Adjudication", Law and Critique, vol. 17, no. 3, pp. 389-414.
Lefebvre, A 2006, "We Do Not Yet Know What the Law Can Do", Contemporary Political Theory, vol. 5, no. 1, pp. 52-67.
Lefebvre, A & Isin, E 2005, "The Gift of Law: Greek Euergetism and Ottoman Waqf", European Journal of Social Theory, vol. 8, no. 1, pp. 5-23.
Lefebvre, A 2005, "The Political Given: Decisionism in Schmitt's Concept of the Political", Telos, no. 132, pp. 83-98.
Lefebvre, A 2005, "A New Image of Law: Deleuze and Jurisprudence", Telos, no. 130, pp. 103-26.
Lefebvre, A 2003, "Things Temporal Exposé, Passages from Benjamin", Journal for Cultural Research, vol. 7, no. 1, pp. 47-60.
Lefebvre, A 2012, "Bergson and Human Rights", in A Lefebvre & M White (eds), Bergson, Politics and Religion, Duke University Press, Durham.
Lefebvre, A & White, M 2012, "Introduction: Bergson, Politics, and Religion", in A Lefebvre & M White (eds), Bergson, Politics and Religion, Duke University Press, Durham.
Lefebvre, A 2012 "Human Rights in Deleuze and Bergson's Later Philosophy", in L Sutter & K McGee (eds), Deleuze and Law, Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh.
Lefebvre, A & White, M 2012, "Religion within the Bounds of Mere Emotion: Bergson and Kant", in A Hunt, D Spencer & K Walby (eds), Emotions Matter, University of Toronto Press, Toronto.
Lefebvre, A 2010, "Jurisprudence", in M Bevir (ed.), Sage Encyclopedia of Political Theory, Sage, London.
Lefebvre, A 2009, "The Time of Law: Evolution in Bergson and Holmes", in R Braidotti, C Colebrook & P Hanafin (eds), Law and Life After Deleuze, Palgrave Macmillan, London.
Lefebvre, A 2011, "Bergson and Phenomenology" by M Kelly,. Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews.