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By Robin May Schott

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Matters surrounding start and demise were basic for Western philosophy in addition to for person lifestyles. The participants to this quantity resolve the gendered facets of the classical philosophical discourses on loss of life, bringing in discussions approximately start, creativity, and the whole chain of human job. through linking their paintings to significant thinkers corresponding to Heidegger, Nietzsche, Beauvoir, and Arendt, and to significant philosophical currents akin to historical philosophy, existentialism, phenomenology, and social and political philosophy, they problem triumphing feminist articulations of beginning and dying. those philosophical reflections upload an incredible sexual measurement to present pondering on identification, temporality, and group.

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In Girard’s account of sacrifice, including human sacrifice, the identity of the victim is relatively indifferent; its function is that it allows society to deflect upon a victim the violence that would otherwise be directed against its own members. The sacrificial victim is not, in Girard’s view, a substitute for a particular member of the community who is in danger. indd 34 8/16/10 9:36:24 AM Sexual Violence, Sacrifice, and Narratives of Political Origins 35 all members of the community, offered up by the members themselves.

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