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By Suzi Adams

Cornelius Castoriadis (1922-1997) was once a Greek-French philosopher top identified for his paintings on 'autonomy' and 'human creation'. He was once a political activist, psychoanalyst, thinker, political and social philosopher and economist. recognized as an important and unique philosopher of the 20th century, his paintings is receiving elevated scholarly recognition.

Notwithstanding the richness of his paintings, Castoriadis's terminology can turn out not easy to appreciate. Cornelius Castoriadis: Key Concepts is the 1st ebook of its type, supplying readers with a highway map to the basics of his proposal. overseas experts in Castoriadis's works introduce and make clear the complexity of his notion in the course of the elucidation of 19 key strategies which are basic to figuring out - and grappling with - his principles. finished and available, the entries were rigorously chosen to hide the main imperative features - psychoanalysis, sociology, philosophy, politics - and classes of his thought.

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