Tag: Girardian Ethics

May 10, 2013

After Anatta : Towards a Girardian Ethics – Introduction
Buddhism and Mimetic Theory ‒ the two far-reaching outlooks on humans and the world have gained an increasing interest in both western academia and popular culture. Buddhism was initially cherished by Romantic Europe for its fantasised nihilistic tendencies, and today, more accurately, for its concern for compassion and detachment, and its philosophical uniqueness: emptiness…