Philosophy, Politics, Autonomy: Essays in Political Philosophy

Philosophy, Politics, Autonomy: Essays in Political Philosophy✹ Philosophy, Politics, Autonomy: Essays in Political Philosophy Epub ✼ Author Cornelius Castoriadis – Heartforum.co.uk These remarkable essays include Cornelius Castoriadis s latest contributions to philosophy, political and social theory, classical studies, development theory, cultural criticism, science, and ecology Autonomy: Essays eBook ¸ These remarkable essays include Cornelius Castoriadis s latest contributions to philosophy, political and social theory, classical studies, Philosophy, Politics, MOBI :Ä development theory, cultural criticism, science, and ecology Examining the co birth in ancient Greece of philosophy and politics, Politics, Autonomy: Essays PDF/EPUB ¿ Castoriadis shows how the Greeks radical questioning of established ideas and institutions gave rise to the project of autonomy The end of philosophy proclaimed by Postmodernism would mean the end of this project That end is now hastened by the lethal expansion of technoscience, the waning of political and social conflict, and the resignation of intellectuals who blindly defend Western culture as it is or who merely denounce or deconstruct it as it has been Discussing and criticizing Plato, Aristotle, Leibniz, Kant, Hegel, Weber, Heidegger, and Habermas, the author of The Imaginary Institution of Society and Crossroads in the Labyrinth poses a radical challenge to our inherited philosophy.

Autonomy: Essays eBook ¸ Cornelius Castoriadis Greek was a Greek philosopher, social critic, economist, psychoanalyst, author of The Imaginary Institution of Philosophy, Politics, MOBI :Ä Society, and co founder of the Socialisme ou Barbarie groupEdgar Morin proposed that Castoriadis work will be remembered Politics, Autonomy: Essays PDF/EPUB ¿ for its remarkable continuity and coherence as well as for its extraordinary breadth which was encyclopaedic in the original Greek sense, for it offered us a paideia, or education, that brought full circle our cycle of otherwise compartmentalized knowledge in the arts and sciences Castoriadis wrote essays on mathematics, physics, biology, anthropology, psychoanalysis, linguistics, society, economics, politics, philosophy, and artOne of Castoriadis many important contributions to social theory was the idea that social change involves radical discontinuities that cannot be understood in terms of any determinate causes or presented as a sequence of events Change emerges through the social imaginary without determinations, but in order to be socially recognized must be instituted as revolution Any knowledge of society and social change can exist only by referring to, or by positing, singular entities which figure and presentify social imaginary significations Castoriadis used traditional terms as much as possible, though consistently redefining them Further, some of his terminology changed throughout the later part of his career, with the terms gaining greater consistency but breaking from their traditional meaning neologisms When reading Castoriadis, it is helpful to understand what he means by the terms he uses, since he does not redefine the terms in every piece where he employs them Castoriadis has influenced European especially continental thought in important ways His interventions in sociological and political theory have resulted in some of the most well known writing to emerge from the continent especially in the figure of J rgen Habermas, who often can be seen to be writing against Castoriadis Hans Joas published a number of articles in American journals in order to highlight the importance of Castoriadis work to a North American sociological audience, and the enduring importance of Johann P Arnason, both for his critical engagement with Castoriadis thought, but also for his sustained efforts to introduce Castoriadis thought to the English speaking public especially during his editorship of the journal Thesis Eleven must also be noted In the last few years, there has been growing interest in Castoriadis s thought, including the publication of two monographs authored by Arnason s former students Jeff Klooger s Castoriadis Psyche, Society, Autonomy Brill , and Suzi Adams s Castoriadis s Ontology Being and Creation Fordham University Press.

Philosophy, Politics, Autonomy: Essays in Political
    Import EPUB to the Program Import EPUB questioning of established ideas and institutions gave rise to the project of autonomy The end of philosophy proclaimed by Postmodernism would mean the end of this project That end is now hastened by the lethal expansion of technoscience, the waning of political and social conflict, and the resignation of intellectuals who blindly defend Western culture as it is or who merely denounce or deconstruct it as it has been Discussing and criticizing Plato, Aristotle, Leibniz, Kant, Hegel, Weber, Heidegger, and Habermas, the author of The Imaginary Institution of Society and Crossroads in the Labyrinth poses a radical challenge to our inherited philosophy."/>
  • Paperback
  • 320 pages
  • Philosophy, Politics, Autonomy: Essays in Political Philosophy
  • Cornelius Castoriadis
  • English
  • 15 January 2017
  • 0195069633

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