Cornelius Castoriadis

Solidarity Journal #17 Summer 1988

17th issue of the 1980s London Solidarity Journal, including an article on Israel and interview with Cornelius Castoriadis.

PDF courtesy of Sparrows Nest Archive, Nottingham.

Solidarity: new series vol1 #2

Second issue of the Solidarity journal from the 1980s.

Includes an article by Cornelius Castoriadis which marked the beginning of the group distancing themselves from him.

PDF courtesy of Sparrows Nest Archive, Nottingham.

Hiearchy of Salaries and Incomes

The official ideology's justification of hierarchy does not coincide with either logic or reality.

The ‘Solidarity’ group: not so solid - Socialist Party of Great Britain

Cornelius Castoriadis, a.k.a. Paul Cardan

Article critical of the market socialism of Cornelius Castoriadis and some others in the Solidarity group by the SPGB. While not agreeing with everything in the article (for example about the Russian revolution) we would generally agree with this critique.

Political and social writings - Cornelius Castoriadis

A three volume selection of Castoriadis' political writings from a combined period of 1946-1979. These volumes cover a broad range of topics: from the nature of the USSR's "bureaucratic capitalism", to the history of the old workers' movements, to self-organised working class struggle in the post-world war two era.

The imaginary institution of society - Cornelius Castoriadis

Cornelius Castoriadis' far-reaching analysis of the unique character of the social-historical world and its relations to the individual, to language, and to nature. He argues that most traditional conceptions of society and history overlook the essential feature of the social-historical world, namely that this world is not articulated once and for all but is in each case the creation of the society concerned.

History & revolution: a revolutionary critique of historical materialism - Cornelius Castoriadis

History & revolution - Cornelius Castoriadis

Translation of a section from "Marxisme et Théorie Révolutionnaire" by Cornelius Castoriadis. Published as a pamphlet by Solidarity (London) in August 1971. Solidarity pamphlet no. 38.

Solidarity for workers' power #8.07

Solidarity - vol 8 no 07

Final issue of Solidarity for Workers' Power dated 8 August, 1977. Articles about the Grunwick strike, Lucas Aerospace, 'Why I left the C.N.T.', 'Listen, Psychiatrist' by Cornelius Castoriadis (as Paul Cardan) and a review of Heilbroner's 'Business Civilization in Decline'.

Redefining revolution - Cornelius Castoriadis

Redefining revolution

A translation of 'Recommencer la révolution' by Cornelius Castoriadis. It was published in early 1974 by Solidarity (London) as pamphlet No. 44.

Deviations, part 1: the Castoriadis-Pannekoek exchange

Asad Haider and Salar Mohandesi's introduction to a series of letters between Anton Pannekoek and Cornelius Castoriadis.