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The Castoriadis Reader. Edition No. 1. Wiley Blackwell Readers

  • ID: 2246480
  • Book
  • May 1997
  • 500 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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.
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Editor's Foreword.



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).


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