Rene Girard

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Birthday
25, 1923
Birthplace
Avignon, France
Death Date
Nov 4, 2015 (91)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
25, 1923
Birthplace
Avignon, France
Death Date
Nov 4, 2015 (91)

About

French philosopher of social science and literary critic who has done work focusing on anthropological philosophy and was awarded the Dr. Leopold Lucas Prize by the University of Tubingen in 2006.

Before Fame

He went to Indiana University in 1947 on a one year fellowship and later attended John Hopkins University.

Trivia

He worked as a Professor of French Language, Literature and Civilization at Stanford University in 1981.

Family Life

His parents were Marie-Thérèse Fabre de Loye and Joseph Girard.

Associated With

He was sometimes compared to Russian writer Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn by writer J. M. Coetzee.