“The Need to Believe and the Force of Monotheism”
Lecture by Julia Kristeva and discussion with Sigrid Weigel

Inaugural Lecture by Julia Kristeva as Honorary Member of the ZfL at the HKW on 08 Mar 2011

In her lecture and the subsequent conversation with Sigrid Weigel, literary theorist, psychoanalyst and philosopher Julia Kristeva discusses the “Need to Believe” as an anthropological constant that precedes the “Will to Know.”

Documentation of the event on the HKW website

The event was part of the WortWelten series at Haus der Kulturen der Welt (HKW).

Videos: © HKW


The need to believe and the force of monotheism

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