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


From the Hardcover edition. Selected pages Table of Contents. Philosophy andthe Questionof War Today.

Polemics by Alain Badiou

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The Foundation ofUniversalism translated byRay Brassier. Polemics Alain Badiou Snippet view – In addition to several novels, plays and political essays, he has published a number of major philosophical works, including Theory of the SubjectBeing and EventManifesto for Philosophyand Gilles Deleuze.

A Heroism of the Decision, a Politics of the Event

He alaij also the translator of several books by Alain Badiou: Essays on Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, and Lacan. He currently serves as the General Editor of Diacritics. He is the author of several books including Absolutely PostcolonialBadiou: Deleuze and the Philosophy of Creationand Damming the Flood.

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