Cornelius Castoriadis

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Birthday
11, 1922
Birthplace
Turkey
Death Date
Dec 26, 1997 (75)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
11, 1922
Birthplace
Turkey
Death Date
Dec 26, 1997 (75)

About

Philosopher and social critic best remembered for co-founding the group Socialisme ou Barbarie.

Before Fame

He became involved in Marxist theory when he was just 13 and quickly joined the Athenian Communist Youth as a result.

Trivia

He was asked to teach at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales in 1980.

Family Life

His family was living in Constantinople when he was born.

Associated With

He and author Sandra Cisneros were both noted social critics.