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Philosophy in the Present
Editor's Preface Alain Badiou Thinking the Event Thesis 1: Thought is the proper medium of the universal. Thesis 2: Every universal is singular, or is a singularity. Thesis 3: Every universalExpand
The Communist Hypothesis
We know that communism is the right hypothesis. All those who abandon this hypothesis immediately resign themselves to the market economy, to parliamentary democracy - the form of state suited toExpand
Deleuze: The Clamor of Being
Infinite Thought: Truth and the Return to Philosophy
An introduction to Alain Badiou's philosophy 1. Philosophy and desire 2. Philosophy and truth 3. Philosophy and politics 4. Philosophy and psychoanalysis 5. Philosophy and art 6. Philosophy andExpand
Beyond formalisation an interview
Born in Rabat in 1937, a student of Althusser’s at the École Normale Supérieure, Badiou taught philosophy at the University of Paris VIII (Vincennes/Saint Denis) from 1969 to 1999 before returning toExpand
RHAPSODY FOR THE THEATRE: A SHORT PHILOSOPHICAL TREATISE*
  • A. Badiou
  • Philosophy
  • Theatre Survey
  • 23 October 2008
It is as good a division of the world as any other to observe that there are and have been societies with theatre and others without theatre. And that in societies that know this strange publicExpand
Manifesto for philosophy
In Praise of Love
A new century, new threats to love ...Love without risks is like war without deaths - but, today, love is threatened by an alliance of liberalism and hedonism. Caught between consumerism and casualExpand
Pocket Pantheon: Figures of Postwar Philosophy
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