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From Self to Sacrifice: Girardian Theory
Division and Unity in Literary Space: The Romantic Fallacy
1. Introduction
2. Debunking the Modern Subject
3. Self and Other in Literary Structure
4. Fusion and Separation: The Futility of the Romantic Spirit
5. Underground Psychology: Dostoevsky’s ‘The Double’
6. The Romantic Lie, and the Historical Struggle for Consciousness
7. Failure to Gather: ‘The Dostoyevskian Apocalypse’
8. Authentic and Inauthentic Unity: Novelistic Conclusions
9. Conclusion: The Spiritual and the Literary
Division and Unity in Cultural Space: The Scapegoat Mechanism
2. De-differentiation: The Link between Self and Sacrifce
3. Some Characteristics of Violent Reciprocity
4. Shakespeare’s ‘Mimetic Theory’: The World as Stage
5. Violence and Scapegoating: From Crisis to Resolution
6. Mimesis and the Monstrous Double
7. Bringing Together All Rites: The Janus Face of the Sacred
8. Beyond Structuralism: Representation and Real Violence
9. Conclusion: Reading Back In
Negating Subjectivity and History: Problems within Girardian Theory
2. Explaining Cultural Space by Reference to Literary Space
3. History as Negating Negativity: The Legacy of Alexandre Kojève
4. Interdividual Psychology: A Loss of Positive Interiority?
5. ‘The Death of Desire’: Mimesis and the World as Will
6. Dostoevsky’s Conscious Attack on Rationalism
7. Conclusion: Beyond Literary Space
From Sacrifice to Self: Taylor’s Philosophical Account
The Early Modern Period: Transposing the Old Cosmic Order
2. Taylor’s St. Augustine: ‘In Interiore Homine’
3. Disengaged Reason and the Affrmation of Ordinary Life
4. Right Use, Right Order: Innerworldly Asceticism
5. Deism and the New Providential Order: Re-marking Difference
6. Conclusion: ‘Self-Love and Social’
Rethinking Division and Unity: Subjectivity, Religion and the Current of Life
2. Sentiments and the Voice of Nature
3. Expression and Originality: Combining Two Views of Nature
4. ‘Self-divinisation’ or the Demands of Expression?
5. Religion and the History of Division
6. Division and the Unity of Life: ‘Unanimity Plus One’
7. Conclusion: A Post-Romantic Vision
Crisis and Unity in Moral Space: Identity and the Good
2. Moral Space: Strong Value, Identity and Gaining Orientation
3. Disenchantment: Modern Crisis, and Being Lost in Moral Space
4. ‘Conclusions’ in Moral Space: Craving, and the Unity of a Self
5. Taylor’s Dostoevsky: Positive and Negative Mediation
6. Conclusion: The Best Account Possible
Epilogue
Bibliography
Index to Part I
Index to Part II
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Andrew O'Shea-Selfhood and Sacrifice Ren Girard and Charles Taylor on the Crisis of Modernity-Continuum(2010)

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