TITLE

El triángulo cultura, violencia y conocimiento

AUTHOR(S)
Valencia Magallón, Oscar
PUB. DATE
September 2013
SOURCE
Xipe Totek;9/30/2013, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p203
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A brief presentation is made of the Girardian proposition regarding the grounding of culture in violence, as a way to propose a consideration of this phenomenon as one of the foundational dimensions of human culture. The intention is to question the assumption that the being of violence is something secondary and accidental to the human and social condition, by thinking of it as the root of the ultimate organization of culture. The article concludes with some political considerations that in my opinion are missing from Girardian thinking and yet are necessary for examining violence in terms of politics and praxis, in order to consider ways of orienting and controlling it in contemporary society.
ACCESSION #
90483579

 

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