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World in Fragments: Writings on Politics, Society, Psychoanalysis, and the Imagination

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This collection presents a broad and compelling overview of the most recent work by a world-renowned figure in contemporary thought. Starting from an inquiry that grows out of the specific context of a society that is experiencing uncertainty as to its ways of living and being, its goals, its values, and its knowledge, one that has been incapable, so far, of adequately und ...more
Hardcover, 552 pages
Published August 1st 1997 by Stanford University Press (first published October 1990)
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Κατά τη γνώμη μου, το έργο του Κορνήλιου Καστοριάδη θα έπρεπε να διδάσκεται στα σχολεία. Βέβαια αυτό θα ερχόταν σε πλήρη αντίθεση με το ρόλο του υπάρχοντος εκπαιδευτικού συστήματος. Πρόκειται πάντως για έναν από τους μεγαλύτερους στοχαστές που έβγαλε η χώρα μας και είναι κρίμα να χάνεται στη λήθη. Είναι τρομακτικό το πόσο λίγοι γνωρίζουν έστω κάτι από το έργο του.

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Cornelius Castoriadis (Greek: Κορνήλιος Καστοριάδης) was a Greek philosopher, social critic, economist, psychoanalyst, author of The Imaginary Institution of Society, and co-founder of the Socialisme ou Barbarie group.

Edgar Morin proposed that Castoriadis' work will be remembered for its remarkable continuity and coherence as well as for its extraordinary breadth which was "encyclopaedic" in the o
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