ALAIN BADIOU POLEMICS PDF

Alain Badiou is a Platonist, and it is important to keep this in mind when reading the political writings assembled in Polemics. This substantial. Alain Badiou. European Graduate School. Follow. Abstract. PT. 1. PHILOSOPHY AND CIRCUMSTANCES: Introduction — Philosophy and the question of war. Following on from Alain Badiou’s acclaimed works Ethics and Metapolitics, Polemics is a series of brilliant metapolitical reflections, demolishing established .

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With the critical insight and polemical bravura for which he is renowned, Badiou considers the relationships between language, judgment and propaganda—and shows how propaganda has become the dominant force. Both wittily and profoundly, Badiou presents a series of radical philosophical engagements with politics, and questions what constitutes political truth. Hardcoverpages. Published November 17th by Verso first published To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

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Jan 30, Ian “Marvin” Graye marked it polemjcs to-read Shelves: And ain’t it the truth! View all 5 comments. Nov 06, David rated it really liked it Shelves: To me, that was fun. But what you also get is Badiou at his funniest and most withering. The essay about The Sycophant is just brutal.

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Polemics by Alain Badiou

The essay about the many valences of the Islamic Headscarf Law in France is a particular favorite. Again, it is bitingly funny, but also effectively disembowels the poelmics “justifications” for the law. Other standouts for me: Meditations upon various US military interventions. One of these in particular left me pretty conflicted. Buy me a beer and we can chat about it sometime.

Luckily I’m under no obligation to agree with AB all the time.

Still, he’s probably right. If you’re someone like me who’s been curious why he continues to kind of identify as a Maoist, that’s some interesting context.

I need to find a somewhat evenhanded history of 20th-century China. Does such a thing exist? Apr 30, Uthayla rated it it was amazing. Aug 19, Andrew rated it really liked it Shelves: The book is very true to its name.

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He continues to teach a popular seminar at the Coll Alain Badiou, Ph. Much of Badiou’s life has been shaped by his dedication to the consequences of the May revolt in Paris. He is the author of several successful novels and plays as well as more than a dozen philosophical works. Trained as a mathematician, Alain Badiou is one of the most original French philosophers today.

Influenced by Plato, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, Jacques Lacan and Gilles Deleuze, he is an outspoken critic of both the analytic as well as the postmodern schools of thoughts. His philosophy seeks to expose and make sense of the potential of radical innovation revolution, invention, transfiguration in every situation.

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