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Contagion 29
edited by William A. Johnsen
Michigan State University Press Journals, 2022
Paper: 978-1-68430-167-6

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Volume 29 Articles
The Philosophic Foundations of Mimetic Theory and Cognitive Science: (Including Artificial Intelligence)
Jean-­Pierre Dupuy

Cancel Culture and the Trope of the Scapegoat: A Girardian Defense of the Importance of Contemplative Reading
Joakim Wrethed

Faulkner’s Novels Past and Present
Andrew J. McKenna

Killing Our Way Out of Violence: Engaging Wrangham’s The Goodness Paradox
Chris Haw

The Denial of Peter: René Girard, Mimetic Desire, and Conversion
William E. Cain

The Touching Test: AI and the Future of Human Intimacy
Martha J. Reineke

Theory of the Apophantic Judgment According to René Girard
Desiderio Parrilla Martínez

A Hypothesis on the Origin of Trade: The Exchange of Lives for Sacrifice and Sex
Pablo Díaz-­Morlán

Mensonge Mélodramatique: Triangular Desire in Sense and Sensibility
Matthew Taylor

Collective Violence and Birthday Parties: A Girardian Analysis of the Piñata
Dominic Pigneri

The Reception of René Girard’s Works in China
Xianghui Liao
 
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