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Mimesis and Sacrifice

Applying Girard's Mimetic Theory Across the Disciplines

Professor Marcia Pally (Redaktør)

An interdisciplinary collection exploring the meaning of sacrifice and mimesis, applying it to today's economics, politics, military, science, gender studies, and Abrahamic faiths. Les mer
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An interdisciplinary collection exploring the meaning of sacrifice and mimesis, applying it to today's economics, politics, military, science, gender studies, and Abrahamic faiths.

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Acknowledgements

Introduction, Marcia Pally (New York University, USA)

Part I: Our Understanding of Sacrifice, Expanded: Origins, Development, Types, and Valence
1. A Comparative and Evolutionary Perspective on Sacrifice and Cooperation, Peter M. Kappeler (University of Goettingen, Germany)
2. Sacrifice Between West and East: Rene Girard, Simone Weil, and Mahatma Gandhi on Violence and Non-Violence, Wolfgang Palaver (University of Innsbruck, Austria)
3. Patterns of Sacrifice and Power Structure, Hassan Rachik (University Hassan II of Casablanca, Morocco)
4. Rabbinic Reflections on Intentional Sacrifice and Sanctification, Tsvi Blanchard (Fordham University Law School, USA)
5. Kant on Sacrifice and Morality, David Pan (University of California at Irvine, USA)
6. Sacrifice Amidst Covenant: From Abuse to Gift, Marcia Pally (New York University, USA and Humboldt University-Berlin, Germany)
7. Generative Sacrifice: Girard, Feminism, and Christ, Anna Mercedes (College of St. Benedict, USA and St. John's University, USA)
8. Sacrifice and Liberation: A Reading by the Magisterium of the Catholic Church in Latin America, Francisco Canzani (Focolare, Vatican, Italy)

Part II: Is the "Problem" of Sacrifice a Problem of Conceptualizing Masculinity?
9. Between Victim and Perpetrator: Constructions of Heroic Masculinity and the Religion of Death, Ulrike Brunotte (University of Maastricht, the Netherlands)
10. The Ambiguity of Sacrifice in a Post-Heroic Nation: A Military Perspective, Rolf von Uslar (Bundeswehr Command and Staff College, Germany)

Part III: An Expanded Understanding of Sacrifice Applied to The Economic, The Political, and The Future:
11. Gift or Sacrifice? History, Politics and Religion, John Milbank (University of Nottingham, UK)
12. Strategy, Spectacle, or Self-Emptying? Sacrifice and the Search for Business Ethics, Philip Roscoe (University of St. Andrews, UK)
13. Common Good Economy: Capitalism, Sacrifice and Humanity, Adrian Pabst (University of Kent, UK)
14. Suffering and Sacrifice in an Unfinished Universe, Ilia Delio, OSF (University of Villanova, USA)

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Om forfatteren

Marcia Pally is Professor in Multilingual Multicultural Studies at New York University, USA and regular Guest Professor at the Theology Faculty at Humboldt University-Berlin, Germany.