Р. Жирар

The dialectics of antagonism: The critique of G. W. F. Hegel’s philosophy in R. Girard’s mimetic concept

Introduction. In this article, the author examines the mimetic concept of R. Girard in the context of the correspondence polemic with the philosophy of Hegel, in the interpretation of A. Kojeve. Theoretical analysis. As part of the historical and philosophical research, the author identifi es the similarities and diff erences between these concepts, discovers the reception and infl uence of Hegel’s philosophy on Girard’s mimetic concept.

The influence of J.-P. Sartre’s philosophy on the mimetic theory of R. Girard

 Certainly Sartre had an enormous influence on the subsequent philosophical thought, primarily in France. Rene Girard did not ignore this thinker either. In this article we will look at the influence of Sartre’s philosophy on the formation of Rene Girard’s mimetic theory. Already in his early work, “Deceit, Desire and the Novel: Self and Other in Literary Structure”, Rene Girard repeatedly refers to the work of Sartre, explaining how his work can be considered in the context of mimetic theory.