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PASSION AND KNOWLEDGE (4)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM 28/1/18) The primary target of Castoriadis’s critique of “total theory,” of an allegedly “finished and exhaustive knowledge,” is the Hegelian speculative philosophy that,Castoriadis argued in MRT, still pervaded Marxist theory and practice:21 For speculative theory, the object … Continue reading

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PASSION AND KNOWLEDGE (3)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM 1/11/16) Thematically speaking, “Passion and Knowledge” fits extremely well with the title so felicitously chosen by the French Editors for this posthumous Carrefours tome. In that text, Castoriadis connects his enduring theme of “the thinkable” to the … Continue reading

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PASSION AND KNOWLEDGE (2)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM 4/01/16) An anonymous public-service translation and  editing of Castoriadis/Cardan texts posed some particular,and potentially serious, problems. The first was the nature of anonymous (or pseudonymous) publication itself: no  real name is attached to the work. Fortunately, Curtis  … Continue reading

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PASSION AND KNOWLEDGE (1)

FIGURES  OF THE THINKABLE NOTICE The present volume is offered to readers as a public service  in the hopes of encouraging reflection and action aimed at deepening, and realizing, the project of individual and collective autonomy on a worldwide basis … Continue reading

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