René Girard and Philosophy: An Interview with Paul Dumouchel

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What was René Girard’s attitude towards philosophy? What philosophers influenced him? What stance did he take in the philosophical debates of his time? What are the philosophical questions raised by René Girard’s anthropology? In this interview, Paul Dumouchel sheds light on these issues.

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Andreas Wilmes
West University of Timisoara

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