Reflections on Mimesis, Politics, and History

The Essential Hegel for the 21st Century
Series: Reflections on Mimesis, Politics, and History, The starting point. You set the price! Words: 17,370. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012. Categories: Essay » Political
This book explains the core concepts of the philosophy of Hegel based on the interpretations given by Isaiah Berlin and Alexandre Kojeve, and their lasting influence on the contemporary age and our way of thinking.
Power, Crowds, Violence and Desire in Elias Canetti and Rene Girard
Series: Reflections on Mimesis, Politics, and History, Introducing Mimesis and Power. Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 5,110. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2012. Categories: Essay » Sociology
The essay nails down the key ideas about the origin of power and the behavior of human crowds as explained by Elias Canetti in his monumental work “Crowds and Power” and connects the dots with those of Rene Girard about desire, violence and religion to provide a comprehensive theory of the origins of power and religion.
Desire and the West: Market, State and the Containment of Armageddon
Series: Reflections on Mimesis, Politics, and History, Applying Mimesis to Modern His. You set the price! Words: 13,020. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » History » Modern / General
Find out how mimetic theory explains the reasons behind the ascent of the West in the last few centuries, complementing the thesis of Niall Ferguson about the killer applications of the West and the research of Yuri Slezkine on the role of the Jews in modernity, while also having a look at the latest interpretations of the restraint of Armageddon in St.Paul letter to Thessalonians
Rival Brothers: A Mimetic View of East West Relations
Series: Reflections on Mimesis, Politics, and History, Applying Mimesis to contempora. Price: Free! Words: 8,840. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Essay » Literature
A personal view of East-West relationship built from real life experience and filtered via the interpretation tools of Mimetic theory of Rene Girard
The Righteously Mimetic Mind
Series: Reflections on Mimesis, Politics, and History. You set the price! Words: 11,920. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Psychology » Developmental / general
This essay connects the dots between “The Righteous Mind”, the recent success of Jonathan Haidt about the evolutionary foundations of morality and mimetic theory developed by Rene Girard around the key concepts of imitative desire and scapegoating. To my knowledge, the two theories are the best tools available today to interpret human moral and political behavior.