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Evolution and conversion : dialogues on the origins of culture

Author: René Girard; João Cezar de Castro Rocha; Pierpaolo Antonello
Publisher: London ; New York : T & T Clark, ©2007.
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Rene Girard is a brilliant and striking intellectual of the 20th century. His theory on the imitative nature of desire and on the violent origin of culture has been at the centre of the philosophical  Read more...

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Girard, René, 1923-
Evolution and conversion.
London ; New York : T & T Clark, c2007
(DLC) 2008299306
(OCoLC)156830931
Named Person: René Girard; René (Anthropologe) Girard; René Girard; René Girard
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: René Girard; João Cezar de Castro Rocha; Pierpaolo Antonello
ISBN: 9781441148872 1441148876
OCLC Number: 730502325
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 282 p.)
Contents: The life of the mind --
'A theory by which to work': the mimetic mechanism --
The symbolic species --
Dialogues and criticism: from Frazer to Lévi-Strauss --
Method, evidence and truth --
The scandal of Christianity --
Modernity, postmodernity and beyond.
Responsibility: René Girard with Pierpaolo Antonello and João Cezar de Castro Rocha.

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Reviewed by Michael McGhee, Theological Book Review Vol.19 No.1 2007

 
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