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The Resource When these things begin : conversations with Michel Treguer, René Girard ; translated by Trevor Cribben Merrill

When these things begin : conversations with Michel Treguer, René Girard ; translated by Trevor Cribben Merrill

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When these things begin : conversations with Michel Treguer
Title
When these things begin
Title remainder
conversations with Michel Treguer
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René Girard ; translated by Trevor Cribben Merrill
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Language
eng
Summary
In this lively series of conversations with writer Michel Treguer, René Girard revisits the major concepts of mimetic theory and explores science, democracy, and the nature of God and freedom. Girard affirms that "our unprecedented present is incomprehensible without Christianity." Globalization has unified the world, yet civil war and terrorism persist despite free trade and economic growth. Because of mimetic desire and the rivalry it generates, asserts Girard, "whether we're talking about marriage, friendship, professional relationships, issues with neighbors or matters of national unity,
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E7B
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index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Studies in violence, mimesis, and culture
When these things begin : conversations with Michel Treguer, René Girard ; translated by Trevor Cribben Merrill
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When these things begin : conversations with Michel Treguer, René Girard ; translated by Trevor Cribben Merrill
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.14321/j.ctt7zt8j6
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
""Contents""; ""Introduction""; ""Chapter 1. A First Overview: Here and Now""; ""Chapter 2. Mimetic Desire: Shakespeare rather than Plato""; ""Chapter 3. The Mimetic Crisis: Sacrificial Worlds""; ""Chapter 4. The Bible""; ""Chapter 5. Christ (Orders and Disorders)""; ""Chapter 6. A Return to Imitation""; ""Chapter 7. Science""; ""Chapter 8. The One and the Many""; ""Chapter 9. Democracy""; ""Chapter 10. God, Freedom""; ""Chapter 11. Freud, and a Few Others""; ""Chapter 12. A Method, a Life, a Man""; ""Notes""; ""Index""
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1 online resource (153 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781609174002
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote

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