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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
Statement of responsibility
René Girard ; translated by Trevor Cribben Merrill
Creator
Subject
Genre
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,
Member of
Cataloging source
E7B
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1923-2015
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Girard, René
Dewey number
944.084092
Index
index present
LC call number
CT1018.G52
LC item number
.A3 2014eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Studies in violence, mimesis, and culture
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Girard, René
  • Intellectuals
  • France
  • Girard, René
  • PHILOSOPHY
  • Intellectual life
  • Intellectuals
  • France
Label
When these things begin : conversations with Michel Treguer, René Girard ; translated by Trevor Cribben Merrill
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
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""
Control code
874146638
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (153 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781628950175
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt6xt14j
  • f5835c36-9620-48fb-bcdc-59e51e2ce614
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)874146638
Label
When these things begin : conversations with Michel Treguer, René Girard ; translated by Trevor Cribben Merrill
Publication
Copyright
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""
Control code
874146638
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (153 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781628950175
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt6xt14j
  • f5835c36-9620-48fb-bcdc-59e51e2ce614
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)874146638

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