Alain Badiou. European Graduate School. Follow. Abstract. PT. 1. PHILOSOPHY AND CIRCUMSTANCES: Introduction — Philosophy and the question of war. Documents Similar To Badiou – Polemics (en). Alain Badiou – The Rational Kernel of the Hegelian Dialectic. Uploaded by. Klaas Velija. E. Ann Kaplan, Michael. Alain Badiou is a Platonist, and it is important to keep this in mind when reading the political writings assembled in Polemics. This substantial.

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He is also the translator of several books by Alain Badiou: With the critical insight and polemical bravura for which he is renowned, Badiou considers the relationships between language, judgment and vadiou shows how propaganda has become the dominant force. Essays on Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, and Lacan.

Verso- Philosophy – pages. Badjou us for rights and issues inquiries. Find it on Scholar. More precisely, the disempowerment is a disempowerment of the self-image philosophy so often projects of itself. Apr 30, Uthayla rated it it was amazing. Great scientific creators and innovative artists have been right, contrary to dominant opinion… Is politics, and politics alone, to be condemned to the conservatism of numerical means?

Both wittily and profoundly, Badiou presents a series of radical philosophical engagements with politics, and questions what constitutes political truth. There’s a problem loading this menu right now.

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By locating the possible plural nature of philosophy as such — in the same way, once again, that we have more than one model for geometry baiou without any contradiction or negation at work between these models — Laruelle is able to treat philosophy as just another material thing with the potential to be used by human beings.


Fragments of a Public Journal on. As a polemicist Laruelle is entertaining, often times using self-deprecation as a weapon, such as when he writes, “we need only consider Badiou in himself to see that he is a technically irreproachable philosopher, and an intelligence in excess of us in every way” xxxix. The power of the open: Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. If the risk of a polemic is that the polemicist falls flat in his own writing, Laruelle quite deftly does not try poleics meet Badiou punch for punch.

The destruction of the European Jews and the question of evil fragments from Ethics: This is a demand, not for the aggressive macho militancy present in Badiou’s political writings, but for philosophy, and every authoritarian discourse, to stop harassing men and women.

Again, it is bitingly funny, but also effectively disembowels the various “justifications” for the law.

Verso; Reprint edition February 1, Language: On Politics and Aesthetics. It is a joy to read theses essays. Macron is the Name of a Crisis Macron is the name of a crisis of any politics that purports to “represent” political orientations in an electoral space. In the process he also ends up presenting his own project using Badiou’s as a contrasting counter-model. Alain Badiou has published on the epistemic foundation of an event and presents himself in this book not so much as a philosopher of modal logic and set theory but as an intellectual in the tradition of Critical Theory.

Would you like to tell us about a lower price? This is developed in more length in a later chapter, “Philosophy and Mathematics in the Mirror”, where Laruelle pushes the polemic into a baxiou focused critique of Badiou’s use of mathematics.

From the Hardcover edition. In short, philosophy appears as a helicopter parent, always speaking for the ignorant child who does not know what is good for it and never will.


Both wittily and profoundly, Badiou presents a series of radical philosophical engagements with politics, and questions what constitutes political truth. Refresh and try again.

Selected pages Table of Contents. One person found this helpful. In addition to several novels, plays and political essays, he has published a number of major philosophical works, including “Theory of the Subject,” “Being and Event,” “Manifesto for Philosophy,” and “Gilles Deleuze.

Undertaking a philosophical project in the genre of polemic is always dangerous.

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Laruelle then undertakes a more careful examination of those differences in order to spell out where his own project differs polemivs does so, in his view, for the better. At once witty and profound, Badiou presents a series of radical philosophical engagements with politics, and questions what constitutes political truth.

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Still, he’s probably right. Buy me a beer and we can chat about it sometime. Politics and Identity in Postwar French Thought. Want to Read saving…. Being and Event Bloomsbury Revelations. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Militants of Truth, Communities of Equality: Jim rated it liked it Sep 13, Introduction — Philosophy and the question of war today: