Hard evidence for Girardian Mimetic Theory? intersubjectivity and mirror neurons

Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperChapter (peer-reviewed)peer-review

Abstract

A survey of recent empirical evidence for Rene Girard's mimetic account of human desire that has emerged in studies of human behaviour, located against the evolving arc of primate prains. Studies of infant intersubjectivity, illumined and deepened by the recent discovery and mapping of the mirror neuron system, make a compelling case.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationViolence, desire, and the sacred
Subtitle of host publicationGirard's mimetic theory across the disciplines
EditorsJoel Hodge
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherBloomsbury Academic
Chapter13
Pages219-226
Number of pages8
ISBN (Electronic) 9781441146892
ISBN (Print)9781441194015
Publication statusPublished - 2012

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'Hard evidence for Girardian Mimetic Theory? intersubjectivity and mirror neurons'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this