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Author Klooger, Jeff.

Title Castoriadis : psyche, society, autonomy / by Jeff Klooger ; foreword by Dick Howard
Published Boston : Brill, 2009


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Description xiv, 346 pages ; 25 cm
Series Social and critical theory, 1572-459X ; v. 6
Social and critical theory ; v. 6
Contents Contents: Self-creation and autonomy -- Creation, society and the imaginary -- Self and world -- The living body -- The human psyche -- The whole world and more : the meaning of the monadic psyche and its fate -- Magmas -- Determination and the logic of indeterminate being -- Indeterminacy and interpretation -- Autonomy and meaning -- The legacy of Castoriadis -- The journey, and what we have made of it
Summary "This book is a critical exploration of the philosophical underpinnings and implications of Cornelius Castoriadis' reflections on Being, society and the self. The book introduces the reader to the main concepts of Castoriadis' work, but goes further to uncover the fundamental philosophical issues addressed by Castoriadis, and to critically examine the issues his work opens up, assessing and, where necessary, offering suggested amendments to the answers Castoriadis himself puts forward."--BOOK JACKET
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Castoriadis, Cornelius, 1922-1997.
Autonomy (Philosophy)
LC no. 2009007302
ISBN 9789004175297 hardback alkaline paper
9004175296 hardback alkaline paper