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Cowdell, Scott ; Fleming, Chris ; Hodge, Joel ; Cowdell, Scott (Editor) ; Fleming, Chris (Editor) ; Hodge, Joel (Editor)
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229999 - Philosophy and Religious Studies not elsewhere classified; 970122 - Expanding Knowledge in Philosophy and Religious Studies; mimetic theory
Summary
Appendix: René Girard (1923–2015) was a French-American thinker and remains an immortel of l’Académie française. He honed a remarkable account of human culture and religion over fifty years of research across the humanities and social sciences. He began with modern realist fiction in the 1950s to uncover a novel account of human DESIRE as mimetic (see MIMETIC DESIRE); he went on to engage with foundational texts in anthropology, sociology, and ethnography in the 1960s, venturing a new approach to culture and religion that recalls the sociopsychological phenomenon of l’esprit de corps, in terms of an ersatz peace that SCAPEGOATING a victim introduces to human communities; then he set out an alternative account of religion, seen to emerge in the Judeo-Christian scriptures.
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