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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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Technology Theory

The Intellectual Origins of Surveillance Tech

The philosophical backgrounds of Palantir Technologies CEO Alex Karp and his co-founder Peter Thiel offer surprising insights into the company’s guiding ethos.