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Castoriadis's OntologyBeing and Creation$
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Suzi Adams

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780823234585

Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: January 2012

DOI: 10.5422/fordham/9780823234585.001.0001

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General Introduction

General Introduction

Castoriadis in Context

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Castoriadis's Ontology

Suzi Adams

Fordham University Press

The introduction presents a brief overview of Castoriadis's philosophy and the social theory of creation. It situates Castoriadis's thought within a cultural hermeneutic of modernity, with especial reference to Enlightenment and Romantic currents of thought and contextualizes his thought within phenomenology and the history of philosophy, more generally.

Keywords:   culture, hermeneutic of modernity, Kant, creative imagination, Merleau-Ponty, Ricoeur, ontology of creation

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