Evolution and Conversion PB Paperback
Dialogues on the Origins of Culture
by Rene Girard;
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Evolution and Conversion PB
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Hailed by Michel Serres as “the Charles Darwin” of human sciences, Girard is in fact one of the few thinkers who has given full consideration to an evolutionary perspective to explain the emergence of culture and institutions. Evolution and Conversion draws out not only this aspect of his thought but also emphasises the centrality of religion to his work. Girard’s reflection on the relationship between violence and religion is both original and persuasive and, given the urgency of this issue in our contemporary world, in need of a reappraisal.
Chapter 1. The Life of the Mind
Chapter 2. “A theory by which to work”: the Mimetic Mechanism
Chapter 3: The Symbolic Species
Chapter 4. Critique and Dialogue: From Frazer to Levi-Strauss
Chapter 5: Method, Evidence and Truth
Chapter 6: The Scandal of Christianity
Chapter 7: Modernity, Postmodernity and the End of History
Evolution and Conversion PB by Rene Girard was published by Continuum in February 2008 and is our 44892nd best seller. The ISBN for Evolution and Conversion PB is 9780567032522.
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|Page last updated||6th November 2016|
|Author / Artist||Rene Girard|
|Publisher||Continuum (February 2008)|
|Number of Pages||192|