René Girard 1985

In 1985, René Girard received his first honorary doctorate at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. More followed at various universities throughout the world. In December 2006, he was installed as a member immortel of the Académie Française, the highest honor a French intellectual can achieve in his home country.

A month after René Girard received his first honorary doctorate an interview with him appeared for Dutch television (IKON). The interview is in English with Dutch subtitles.

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There is also footage from the ceremony for the honorary doctorate at VU Amsterdam.

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5 comments

  1. Johan Persyn · February 1, 2014

    Thank you very much for this information !

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  2. woodybelangia · February 1, 2014

    Reblogged this on shared ignorance and commented:
    An early interview with Rene Girard. The actual interview is in English although the introductions are in Dutch.

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    • erik buys · February 1, 2014

      Thanks! I do believe it’s a good introduction by the man himself.

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