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Origins: A View from the Literature

  • René Girard
Part of the Boston Studies in the Philosophy and History of Science book series (BSPS, volume 130)

Abstract

The best I can do within the space allotted to me is to open the discussion of our first topic, the origin of society, along the lines of Andrew McKenna’ s paper. Most people take for granted that the deconstructive critique of philosophical origins is incompatible with the theory of origin that I defend. Andrew McKenna does not agree, and I generally agree with him.

Keywords

Symbolic Murder Philosophical Text Western Metaphysic Verbal Speech Dual Meaning 
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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • René Girard
    • 1
  1. 1.Stanford UniversityUSA

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