Tag: Mimetic wisdom

May 10, 2013

After Anatta : Towards a Girardian Ethics – Part 3.1
As we just saw, both in Buddhism and in Girard’s work, ethics comes first in an embodied form. And in both traditions, it is through ethics that the profound positive effects of mimesis can be felt. Girard confirms that there is such a mimetic wisdom: “There is a mimetic wisdom, which I do not claim to embody, and it is in Christianity that we have to look for it” (Girard, Battling to the End). But what would be the content of this wisdom, of this sense of Ethics? …