Alain Badiou: Key Concepts (Key Concepts)

Alain Badiou: Key Concepts (Key Concepts)

By: Justin Clemens (author), A. J. Bartlett (author)Paperback

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Alain Badiou is one of the world's most influential living philosophers. Few contemporary thinkers display his breadth of argument and reference, or his ability to intervene in debates critical to both analytic and continental philosophy. Alain Badiou: Key Concepts presents an overview of and introduction to the full range of Badiou's thinking. Essays focus on the foundations of Badiou's thought, his "key concepts" - truth, being, ontology, the subject, and conditions - and on his engagement with a range of thinkers central to his philosophy, including Plato, Descartes, Spinoza, Heidegger and Deleuze.

About Author

A.J. Bartlett teaches at Deakin University, Australia. With Paul Ashton he co-edited The Praxis of Alain Badiou. Justin Clemens teaches at the University of Melbourne, Australia, and is author of The Romanticism of Contemporary Theory, and co-editor of Jacques Lacan and the Other Side of Psychoanalysis and The Jacqueline Rose Reader.


1. Introduction, A.J. Bartlett and Justin Clemens 2. Biography and Early Works, Oliver Feltham Part I: The Foundations of Badiou's Thought 3. Philosophy, Oliver Feltham 4. The Conditions, Justin Clemens 5. The Subject, Bruno Besana 6. Ontology, Alex Ling Part II: Badiou's Key Concepts or "Conditions" 7. Science, Ray Brassier 8. Love, Sigi Jottkandt 9. Art, Eli During 10. Politics, Alberto Toscano & Nina Power Part III: Badiou's Engagement with Key Philosophers 11. Badiou and Plato, A. J. Bartlett 12. Badiou and Spinoza, Jon Roffe 13. Badiou and Kant, Peter Hallward 14. Badiou and Hegel, Bruno Bosteels 15. Badiou and Heidegger, Mark Hewson 16. Badiou and Lacan, A. J. Bartlett and Justin Clemens 17. Badiou and Deleuze, John Mullarkey 18. Badiou: New Directions, Z. L. Fraser Afterword, A. J. Bartlett and Justin Clemens Chronology of Life & Works

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  • ISBN13: 9781844652303
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 207
  • ID: 9781844652303
  • weight: 295
  • ISBN10: 1844652300

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