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Takis Fotopoulos : biography

October 14, 1940 -

Takis Fotopoulos ( born October 14, 1940) is a political philosopher and economist who founded the inclusive democracy movement. He is noted for his synthesis of classical democracy with libertarian socialism "(Towards an Inclusive Democracy) (...) places Takis Fotopoulos in the line of a Kropotkin or a Reclus.", Jean-Claude Richard, , Le Monde Libertaire (no. 1311, 13–19 March 2003). and the radical currents in the new social movements. He was an academic, and has written many books and over 900 articles, several of which have been translated into various languages. He is the editor of The International Journal of Inclusive Democracy (which succeeded Democracy & Nature) and author of Towards An Inclusive Democracy in which the foundations of the inclusive democracy project were set. @ Continuum’s website. Fotopoulos is Greek and lives in London. @ eipcp’s (European Institute for Progressive Cultural Policies) website.

Works

Major works

  • (London/New York: Cassell Continuum, 1997), 401 pp. ISBN 0-304-33627-0 and 0-304-33628-9.
  • (Athens: Kastaniotis, 1999), 656 pp. ISBN 960-03-2416-6
  • (Milano: Eleuthera, 1999), 254 pp. ISBN 88-85060-37-4
  • , Un nuevo proyecto liberador (Montevideo: Nordam, 2002), 325 pp. ISBN 9974-42-098-9
  • (Paris: Seuil, 2002), 250 pp. ISBN 2-02-052846-0
  • , Die Antwort auf die Krise der Wachstums-und Marktwirtschaft (Grafenau: Trotzdem Verlag, 2003), 445 pp. ISBN 3-931786-23-4
  • (Entire English E-book publication [2005] of the book with the same title published in Athens, 2005 by Gordios, 334 pp. ISBN 960-7083-69-5. Published in , 2008. ISBN 978-7-5607-3533-7)
  • (Athens: Eleftheros Typos, 2008), 591 pp.
  • A Special E-Book Issue of the International Journal of Inclusive Democracy (Vol. 5, No. 3, Summer 2009),

Books published in Greece

  • (Athens: Exantas, 1985 & 1987).
  • (Athens: Exantas, 1991).
  • (Athens: Gordios, 1993).
  • (Athens: Kastaniotis, 1997).
  • (Athens: Kastaniotis, 1999).
  • (Athens: Eleftheros Typos, 1999).
  • (Athens: Staxy, 1999).
  • (Athens: Eleftheros Typos, 2000).
  • (Athens: Ellinika Grammata, 2002).
  • (Athens: Eleftheros Typos, 2002).
  • (Athens: Gordios, 2003).
  • (Athens: Gordios, 2004).
  • (Athens: Gordios, 2005).
  • (Athens: Eleftheros Typos, 2008).
  • (Athens: Koukida, 2009), 318 pages, ISBN 978-960-94100-0-7
  • (Athens: Gordios, November 2010), 412 pages, ISBN 978-960-6826-18-4

Contributions to other books

  • Studies on the contemporary Greek Economy, ed. by S.Papaspiliopoulos (Papazisis, 1978). (Takis Fotopoulos' contribution: "Dependent development and industrialisation").
  • Education, Culture and Modernization, ed. by Peter Alheit et al. (Roskide University, 1995). (Takis Fotopoulos contribution: ).
  • Complessità sistemica e svillupo eco-sostenibile, ed. by I.Spano & D.Padovan (Sapere 2001). (Takis Fotopoulos contribution: ).
  • Defending Public Schools, ed. by David A. Gabbard & E. Wayne Ross (Praeger, 2004). (Takis Fotopoulos contribution: ).
  • Globalisation, Technology and Paideia in the New Cosmopolis (Atrapos, 2004). (Takis Fotopoulos' contribution: ).
  • Critical Perspectives on Globalisation, ed. by Robert Hunter Wade, Marina Della Giusta and Uma Kambhampati (Chelthenham, UK & Northhampton, MA US: Edward Elgar publishing, 2006). (Takis Fotopoulos contribution: ).
  • , ed. by Steven Best (Athens: Koukkida, 2008). And as Special Issue of "The International Journal of Inclusive Democracy", Winter 2009, in English: (with two contributions by Takis Fotopoulos, " & ).
  • ed. by Qingzhi Huan (Springer, 1st Edition, 2010, XI), 224 p., Hardcover, ISBN 978-90-481-3744-2 (Takis Fotopoulos contribution: "The De-growth Utopia: The Incompatibility of De-growth within an Internationalised Market Economy").
  • ed. by A.J.Nocella, Steven Best, Peter McLaren (AK Press, Oakland, CA & Edinburgh, 2010), 590 p, paperback, ISBN 978-1-904859-98-7 (Takis Fotopoulos contribution: "Systemic Aspects of Academic Repression in the New World Order". A of this essay is published in The International Journal of Inclusive Democracy, Vol. 4, No. 4 (October 2008).
  • Critical Pedagogy in the New Middle Age, ed. by Maria Nikolakaki, (Sideris, October 2011). (Takis Fotopoulos' Contribution: "From Education to Paedeia" ISBN 978-960-08-0581-9).
  • , ed by Maria Nikolakaki (Peter Lang Publishing, 2012). ISBN 978-1433114274 (Takis Fotopoulos contribution: "From (mis)education to Paedeia," pp. 81-119.)
  • , ed by Frederic L. Bender (Second revised edition), (W.W. Norton & Co: New York, 2013). ISBN 978-0393935608 (Takis Fotopoulos & A. Gezerlis contribution: "Hardt & Negri's Empire: A new Communist Manifesto or a reformist Welcome to Neoliberal Globalization?,” (extract), pp. 232-34.)
Living octopus

Living octopus

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