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Mimetic Theory Theory

Girard’s Revelation

For René Girard, the Gospels have already revealed the most fundamental truths. What, then, is his own contribution to knowledge?

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Mimetic Theory Outsiders

Crisis and Differentiation

For René Girard, social crisis is the result of a loss of differences.

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Mimetic Theory Technology The Left The Outside The Right Theory Theory of the Outside

Mimetic Acceleration and Capitalist Hyperintelligence

On Accelerationism and Mimetic Theory

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Mimetic Theory Outsiders Poststructuralism Theory

The Violence of Institutions, or Girard avec Foucault

René Girard and Michel Foucault shared an abiding interest in the violence embedded in institutions.

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Outsiders Postmodernism Poststructuralism Theory Theory on the Outside Wild Theory

Theorycels in Trumpworld

The links between the Trump administration and critical theory are less surprising than they might seem.

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Mimetic Theory Poststructuralism Theory Wild Theory

Control Societies with Sacrificial Characteristics

Hi-tech networked control and archaic sacrificial systems may seem like opposites, but in fact, they complement each other.