General Introduction

Suzi Adams

in Castoriadis's Ontology

Published by Fordham University Press

Published in print June 2011 | ISBN: 9780823234585
Published online January 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780823240739 | DOI:

Series: Perspectives in Continental Philosophy

General Introduction

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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

Chapter.  5949 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy

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