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Title Castoriadis, Foucault, and Autonomy : New Approaches to Subjectivity, Society, and Social Change.
Imprint London : Continuum International Pub., 2012.


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Description 1 online resource (177 pages).
Series Continuum Studies in Continental Philosophy
Continuum studies in continental philosophy.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Print version record.
Subject Castoriadis, Cornelius, 1922-1997.
Foucault, Michel, 1926-1984.
Castoriadis, Cornelius, 1922-1997
Foucault, Michel, 1926-1984
Genre Electronic books.
Contents Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication Page; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter 1: The Socialisme ou Barbarie Period (1949-65); Early Productions of Cornelius Castoriadis: The Socialisme ou Barbarie Period: 1949-65; Chapter 2: Cornelius Castoriadis' Ontology of Creation; The Radical Imaginary; The Existing-Being; The Social-Historical as the Anonymous Collective's Creation; Social Closure and Autonomy; Chapter 3: Agency and Autonomy in Castoriadis; Agency and the Subject; The Creation of Social Meaning and Representation: Imaginary Social Significations and Social Institutions.
Summary This book examines Cornelius Castoriadis thoughtand the radical alternative it presents to the legacy of Michel Foucault, focusing on three key notions that are centralin both scholars theories: the subject, the production of social meaning andrepresentation, and social/cultural change. Castoriadis and Foucault faced similar theoreticaland political challenges and tackled common questions, yet their conclusionsdiverged significantly. This important book establishes, for the first time, acritical dialogue between these two bodies of thought. Through a detailedexploration of the Castoridian persp.
Other Title Print version: Tovar-Restrepo, Marcela. Castoriadis, Foucault, and Autonomy : New Approaches to Subjectivity, Society, and Social Change. London : Continuum International Publishing, ©2012 9781441134042