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Title:
The Castoriadis reader
Author:
Castoriadis, Cornelius, 1922-1997.
Uniform Title:
Works. Selections. English. 1997
Publication Information:
Oxford ; Malden, MA : Blackwell Publishers, 1997.
Physical Description:
xxv, 470 pages ; 24 cm.
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9781557867032

9781557867049
Format :
Book

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Central Library H61 .C33213 1997 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks
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Summary

Summary

Cornelius Castoriadis is presently Director of Studies at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales in Paris. He is a philosopher, social critic, professional economist, practicing psychoanalyst and one of Europe's foremost thinkers. The Castoriadis Reader provides for the first time an overview of the author's work and encompasses every aspect of his thought.


Author Notes

David Ames Curtis is an independent translator and writer. He is based in Paris.


Table of Contents

Editor's Foreword
Acknowledgements
Abbreviations
1 'The Only Way to Find out If You Can Swim Is to Get into the Water.' An Introductiory Interview (1974)
2 Presentation of Socialisme ou Barbarie An Organ of Critique and Revolutionary Orienation (1949)
3 On the Content of Bureaucracy to the Idea of the Proletariat's Autonomy (1955)
On the Content of Socialism, II (1957)
4 Recommencing the Revolution (1964)
5 Marxism and Revolutionary Theory (1964-65)
Excerpts
Marxism: A Provisional Assessment
Theory and Revolutionary Project
6 The Social Imaginary and the Institution (1975)
Excerpt. The Social-Historical
7 The Social Regime in Russia (1978)
8 From Ecology to Autonomy (1980)
9 The Crisis of Western Societies (1982)
10 The Greek Polis and the Creation of Democracy (1983)
11 The Logic of Magmas and the Question of Autonomy (1983)
12 Radical Imagination and the Social Instituting Imaginary (1994)
13 Culture in a Democratic Society (1994)
14 Psychoanalysis and Philosophy (1996)
15 Done and To Be Done (1989)
Index

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