Key Thinkers Seminar: Justin Clemens on Alain Badiou
The Meaning of Sarkozy
When Nicolas Sarkozy was elected President of the France in 2007, the world was shocked. Could this out and out right-winger really be the new leader of the Republic? This book claims that, in and of itself, the election of...
Everywhere, the twentieth century has been judged and condemned: the century of totalitarian terror, of utopian and criminal ideologies, of empty illusions, of genocides, of false avant-gardes, of democratic realism everywhere...
Infinite Thought: Truth and the Return of Philosophy
Influenced by Plato, Lucretius, Heidegger, Lacan and Deleuze, Badiou is a critic of both the analytical and the postmodern schools of thought. His work spans the range of philosophy, from ethics, to mathematics to science,...
Theoretical Writings: Alain Badiou
Presents a comprehensive overview of Alain Badiou's ambitious system. Beginning with Badiou's controversial assertion that ontology is mathematics, this volume sets out his theory of the emergence of truths from the singular...
Number and Numbers
The political regime of global capitalism reduces the world to an endless network of numbers within numbers, but how many of us really understand what numbers are? In Number and Numbers Badiou offers an philosophically penetrating...
Jacques Lacan and the Other Side of Psychoanalysis: Reflections on Seminar XVII Sic Vi
Major Lacanian theorists and practitioners provide an introduction to and critique of Jacques Lacan's influential Seminar XVII
The Work of Giorgio Agamben: Law, Literature, Life
This collection of essays seeks to explore Agamben's work from philosophical and literary perspectives, thereby underpinning its place within larger debates in continental philosophy.
Handbook of Inaesthetics
This volume presents a new proposal for the link between philosophy and art. Badiou identifies and rejects the three schemes of didacticism, romanticism, and classicism that he sees as having governed traditional aesthetics, and...
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