Evolution and Conversion Paperback

Dialogues on the Origins of Culture

by Rene Girard;

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Evolution and Conversion

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Evolution and Conversion explores the main tenets of Rene Girard's thought in a series of dialogues. Here, Girard reflects on the evolution of his thought and offers striking new insights on topics such as violence, religion, desire and literature. His long argument is a historical one in which the origin of culture and religion is reunited in the contemporary world by means of a reinterpretation of Christianity and an understanding of the intrinsically violent nature of human beings. He also offers provocative re-readings of Biblical and literary texts and responds to statements by Daniel Dennett and Richard Dawkins. Including an introduction by the authors, this is a revealing text by one of the most original thinkers of our time.

Evolution and Conversion by Rene Girard was published by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC in April 2017. The ISBN for Evolution and Conversion is 9781350018235.

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Details for Evolution and Conversion

Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherBloomsbury Publishing PLC (April 2017)
Number of Pages288
Thickness20 mm
Height216 mm
Width138 mm
Product Code4488601
Page last updated 1st May 2018
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