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This assortment indicates how Deleuze's rules have prompted present pondering in felony philosophy. particularly, it explores the family members among legislation and existence, addressing subject matters which are contested and arguable -- warfare, the suitable to lifestyles, genetic technology, and safety.

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According to Holmes, a case before the court poses a problem with two distinct aspects. First, the case is more or less a novel fact-situation and introduces unforeseen distinctions and differentiations in the law. Y. E. 188 (1889))?

Next, I introduced the concepts of internal difference and differentiation. The first of these concepts shows the identity between subject and alteration: a subject is a continuous multiplicity and the true subject of Bergson’s text is not a state or a product but a movement or a tendency. The second concept shows that tendencies are differentiated into new and inventive lines according to problems encountered and the corresponding solutions engendered. To sum up, we say that evolution is life in time: tendencies creatively differentiated according to problems.

In Creative Evolution, Bergson is primarily interested ‘not [in] the thing produced or evolved but the activity of evolution itself’, which is why organisms are expressive not of states or definitions, but of movement and directions (Ansell Pearson, 1999, p. 4 Organisms are representative of directions – or tendencies – of life over time and the continuous alteration of life that accretes over time. ‘[Organisms] are therefore relatively stable, and counterfeit immobility so well that we treat each of them as a thing rather than as a progress, forgetting that the very permanence of their form is only the outline of a movement’ (Bergson, 1998, p.

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