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Castoriadis, Foucault, and autonomy new approaches to subjectivity, society, and social change

Marcela. Tovar-Restrepo


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  • Title:
    Castoriadis, Foucault, and autonomy new approaches to subjectivity, society, and social change
  • Author: Marcela. Tovar-Restrepo
  • Description: 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
    Heteronomy, Autonomy, and Social ChangeChapter 4: Michel Foucault: The Game of Power and Resistance; Foucault and Poststructuralism; Early and Late Foucault: From Archaeology to the Technologies of the Self; Power/Knowledge, History, and Transformation; Chapter 5: Society Over the Subject; Foucault on the Subject; Representation and Social Meaning in Foucault; Why Should We Change?; Chapter 6: Castoriadis versus Foucault: Concluding Remarks; Notes; Introduction; Chapter 1; Chapter 2; Chapter 3; Chapter 4; Chapter 5; Bibliography; Foucault References; Castoriadis Reference; Index
    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
  • Publication Date: c2012
  • Publisher: London ; New York : Continuum
  • Format: 1 online resource (177 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 1-4411-5226-1;ISBN 1-280-57975-7;ISBN 9786613609533;ISBN 1-4411-5176-1
  • Subjects: Castoriadis, Cornelius, 1922-1997; Foucault, Michel, 1926-1984; Philosophy, French -- 20th century -- History and criticism; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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