Cornelius Castoriadis

was a member of Socialisme ou Barbarie and the author of The Imaginary Institution of Society.

Letter 2: Castoriadis to Pannekoek

Where in contrast there is, in fact, a real difference of opinion between us, is on the question of knowing if, during this revolutionary period, these councils will be the sole organism which plays an effective role in conducting the revolution, and, to a lesser extent, what the role and task is of the revolutionary militants in the meantime. That is, the “question of the party.”