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Badiou and the Political Condition

Constantinou, Marios


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  • Title:
    Badiou and the Political Condition
  • Author: Constantinou, Marios
  • Description: The essays in this volume, including a new piece by Badiou himself, reflect the formative traditions that shape the background of his political thought. They intervene critically and evaluate the present state of Badiou’s work, while also breaking new ground and creating new thresholds of political thought..
    Intro -- Title Page -- Imprint -- Contents -- Preface -- Introduction -- Part I: The Crisis of Negation and the Political Condition -- 1 From Logic to Anthropology: Affirmative Dialectics -- 2 Conditioning Communism: Badiou, Plato and Philosophy as Meta-Critical Anamnesis -- 3 The Narrative Politics of Active Number -- 4 The Pascalian Wager of Politics: Remarks on Badiou and Lacan -- 5 Contra Opinionem: Politics as an Anti-Imperialist Procedure -- Part II: Compossibilities: Conditions of Philosophy in the Wake of Politics -- 6 Reversing and Affirming the Avant-gardes: A New Paradigm for Politics -- 7 Badiou on Inaesthetics and Transitory Ontology: The Case of Political Song -- 8 Love in the Time of the Communist Hypothesis -- 9 The Politics of Comradeship: Philosophical Commitment and Construction in Alain Badiou and Slavoj ZIzek -- 10 Not Solvable by Radicals: Lacan, Topology, Politics -- Notes on Contributors -- Bibliography -- Index -- .
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Publisher: Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press
  • Identifier: E-ISBN: 9780748678815 ; ISBN: 9780748678792
  • Subjects: Badiou, Alain -- Philosophy ; Political science -- Philosophy ; Philosophy, French -- 19th century ; Philosophy, French -- 20th century
  • Language: English
  • Source: Ebook Central Perpetual and DDA titles (ProQuest)

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