Cornelius Castoriadis

1922 - 1997

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Cornelius Castoriadis (Greek: Κορνήλιος Καστοριάδης; 11 March 1922 – 26 December 1997) was a Greek-French philosopher, social critic, economist, psychoanalyst, author of The Imaginary Institution of Society, and co-founder of the Socialisme ou Barbarie group.His writings on autonomy and social institutions have been influential in both academic and activist circles. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Cornelius Castoriadis has received more than 368,631 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Cornelius Castoriadis is the 87th most popular economist (down from 73rd in 2019), the 365th most popular biography from Turkey (down from 341st in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Economist.

Cornelius Castoriadis is most famous for his book The Imaginary Institution of Society, which was published in 1987. In this book, he argues that the social world is made up of imaginary institutions.

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Among economists, Cornelius Castoriadis ranks 87 out of 315Before him are Richard Thaler, Arthur Cecil Pigou, Harry Markowitz, Thomas Mun, Leonid Hurwicz, and Edmund Phelps. After him are Gérard Debreu, Richard Stone, Paul Krugman, Eugen Dühring, Lawrence Klein, and Hermann Heinrich Gossen.

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Among people born in 1922, Cornelius Castoriadis ranks 52Before him are Blake Edwards, Ahmed Sékou Touré, Julius Nyerere, Robert W. Holley, Ademir de Menezes, and Juan Antonio Villacañas. After him are Alberto Granado, Francesco Rosi, John B. Goodenough, Michael Cacoyannis, Har Gobind Khorana, and Richard Hamilton. Among people deceased in 1997, Cornelius Castoriadis ranks 49Before him are John Kendrew, John Denver, Chien-Shiung Wu, Charles Brenton Huggins, Georg Solti, and Louis, Prince Napoléon. After him are Bulat Okudzhava, Gerda Christian, Carl Gustav Hempel, Stéphane Grappelli, Eugene Merle Shoemaker, and Amado Carrillo Fuentes.

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In Turkey

Among people born in Turkey, Cornelius Castoriadis ranks 365 out of 1,301Before him are Cleitus the Black (-370), İbrahim Tatlıses (1952), Adrian and Natalia of Nicomedia (300), Ahmad Khani (1650), Artaphernes (-600), and Agabus (100). After him are Chryses of Troy (null), Maria Laskarina (1206), Philetaerus (-340), Helenus (null), Aristagoras (-600), and Baldwin II, Latin Emperor (1217).

Among ECONOMISTS In Turkey

Among economists born in Turkey, Cornelius Castoriadis ranks 3Before him are Henri Fayol (1841) and Tansu Çiller (1946). After him are Dani Rodrik (1957), Daron Acemoglu (1967), and Nouriel Roubini (1958).