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NEON ORGANON–ΝΟΒΟΥΜ ΟΡΓΑΝΟΥΜ–новый орган (CT)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM 27/11/17) 116. First, then, don’t think that I want to found a new  sect in philosophy—like the ancient Greeks and like some   moderns such as Telesio, Patrizzi or Severinus. For that’s not what I am up … 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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NEON ORGANON–ΝΟΒΟΥΜ ΟΡΓΑΝΟΥΜ–новый орган (E)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM 6/10/16) CVII.And here also should be remembered what was said above concerning the extending of the range of natural philosophy to take in the particular sciences, and the referring or bringing back of the particular sciences to … 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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NEON ORGANON–ΝΟΒΟΥΜ ΟΡΓΑΝΟΥΜ–новый орган (D)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM 25/01/16) XC Again, in the customs and institutions of schools, academies, colleges, and similar bodies destined for the abode of learned men and the cultivation of learning, everything is found adverse to the progress of science. For … Continue reading

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NEON ORGANON–ΝΟΒΟΥΜ ΟΡΓΑΝΟΥΜ–новый орган (C)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM 4/04/14) LXXVIII I now come to the causes of these errors, and of so long a continuance in them through so many ages, which are very many and very potent; that all wonder how these considerations which … 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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