By Gabriel Riera
There is no doubt that Alain Badiou is among the such a lot not easy and arguable figures in modern philosophy. This quantity of essays brings jointly best commentators from either side of the Atlantic to supply an creation to Badiou’s paintings via severe stories of his extra efficient and debatable ideas.
Over the process 3 many years, his a number of and huge texts have challenged conventional perspectives on ontology, arithmetic, aesthetics, literature, politics, ethics, philosophy, and sexual distinction. His texts on Plato, Saint Paul, Pascal, Lacan, Althusser, Heidegger, MallarmeŒ, Pessoa, and Beckett are one of the such a lot perceptive and penetrating essays on modern philosophical and literary tradition. as well as supplying perception into the elemental conceptual equipment of Badiou’s philosophy, the essays additionally supply a extra monstrous serious evaluation of the import of his major theses for various disciplines.
Gabriel Riera is Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature at Princeton University.
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Alain Badiou: Philosophy and Its Conditions (SUNY series, Intersections: Philosophy and Critical Theory) by Gabriel Riera