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(1992) Understanding origins, Dordrecht, Springer.


a view from the literature

René Girard

pp. 27-42

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.

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DOI: 10.1007/978-94-015-8054-0_2

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Girard, R. (1992)., Origins: a view from the literature, in F. Varela & J. Dupuy (eds.), Understanding origins, Dordrecht, Springer, pp. 27-42.

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