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Badiou and philosophy

Sean Bowden; Simon Duffy


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  • Title:
    Badiou and philosophy
  • Author: Sean Bowden; Simon Duffy
  • Description: Cover; Copyright; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Contributors; 1 Badiou's Philosophical Heritage; I. Philosophy's Mathematical Condition; 2 What Is Post-Cantorian Thought? Transfinitude and the Conditions of Philosophy; 3 The Set-Theoretical Nature of Badiou's Ontology and Lautman's Dialectic of Problematic Ideas; 4 Badiou's Platonism: The Mathematical Ideas of Post-Cantorian Set Theory; 5 Sets, Categories and Topoi: Approaches to Ontology in Badiou's Later Work; II. Philosophical Notions and Orientations; 6 The Black Sheep of Materialism: The Theory of the Subject
    7 A Critique of Alain Badiou's Denial of Time in His Philosophy of Events8 Doing Without Ontology: A Quinean Pragmatist Approach to Badiou; 9 Towards a New Political Subject? Badiou between Marx and Althusser; III. Philosophical Figures; 10 'The Greatest of Our Dead': Badiou and Lacan; 11 Badiou and Sartre: Freedom, from Imagination to Chance; 12 Badiou's Relation to Heidegger in Theory of the Subject; 13 One Divides into Two: Badiou's Critique of Deleuze; Bibliography; Index
    The first reassessment of Badiou's work since the English publication of his Logic of Worlds in 2009. This collection of 13 essays engages directly with the work of Alain Badiou. It focuses on the philosophical content of his work and how he connects with his contemporaries and his philosophical heritage. . You'll find in-depth critical readings of Badiou's body of work viewed through the lens of a number of important philosophical thinkers and themes, ranging from Cantor and category/topos theory, Lacan and Lautman, through to Sartre and the subject. This is an important collection for anyone
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press
  • Format: 1 online resource (289 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 1-283-61351-4;ISBN 9786613925961;ISBN 0-7486-4353-2
  • Subjects: Badiou, Alain; Philosophers -- France; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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