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 .

Author: Shagis Samuzshura
Country: Lebanon
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Photos
Published (Last): 5 August 2008
Pages: 322
PDF File Size: 9.74 Mb
ePub File Size: 6.17 Mb
ISBN: 930-6-37879-446-2
Downloads: 66581
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Takazahn

Polemics by Alain Badiou; tr by Steven Corcoran: review

Alain Badioubook reviewsG20polemicspolitics. Both wittily and profoundly, Badiou presents poleics series of radical philosophical engagements with politics, and questions what constitutes political truth.

Marcus rated it really liked it Jul 21, Sandra Clark rated it really liked it Nov 01, You might argue that it is the duty of philosophy to think in a way that allows us to believe another world is possible, however difficult it would be to achieve.

Teemu Taira rated it it was amazing Jan 28, After quickly demolishing the prevailing views of justice in Athenian society, Socrates proceeds to dream of another city, a just city poolemics by philosophers whose souls would be oriented towards the Good. Democracy [sic] is saved! Charlotte rated it liked it Feb 12, Monday 31 December It is of course not its own end.

Mathieu Dejean 25 May Against negationism — 6. Karl Marx – – Cambridge University Press.


Buy me a beer and we can chat about it sometime. Inspired by Your Browsing History. Don’t have an account?

Newer Post Older Post Polemifs. To me, that was fun. His entire philosophical project is, in effect, an attempt to think the coming-to-be of that which is unthinkable within popemics representative-democratic situation – precisely, a properly communist politics from below – and to delineate an ethics of militancy which defines the human being in positive terms.

But in badiku situation of general police action, there is, I suggest, perhaps no better well at which to quench one’s thirst than the writings of Alain Badiou. Added to PP index Total downloads 1 1, of 2, Recent downloads 6 months 1of 2, How can I increase my downloads? Log In Register for Online Access. Sign in Create an account. Sarah Hammerschlag – – University of Chicago Press. That clearly owes to the fact that the earthly disappearance of the communist hypothesis and its parties has little by little made the truth about parliamentarism apparent: History of Western Philosophy.

Deleuze and the Philosophy of Creationand Damming the Flood. His philosophy seeks to expose and make sense of the potential of radical innovation revolution, invention, transfiguration in every situation. Jonathan Jones rated it it was amazing Aug 06, May 13, Pages. What I take issue with is that whereas property destruction by certain militant factions is almost universally denounced as “violence” or “terrorism” including from the mouths of certain yellow labour representativesactual violence against the bodies of those exercising their democratic rights has proven almost unthinkable as such.


The book is very true to its name.

The Notes Taken: Alain Badiou, “Polemics”

Culture and Cultures in Social and Polemivs Philosophy. Jim rated it liked it Sep 13, He continues to teach a popular seminar at the Coll Alain Badiou, Ph. Polemics by Alain Badiou; tr by Steven Corcoran: Chris rated it really liked it Jun 23, In the wake of the protests, the task ahead of the radical Left is legal defence, solidarity actions, community organization, and the dissemination of badioou information contra the mainstream media consensus.

Both wittily and profoundly, Badiou presents a series of radical philosophical engagements with politics, and questions what constitutes political truth. Apr 30, Uthayla rated it it was amazing.

Polemics by Alain Badiou

Much of Badiou’s life has been shaped by his dedication to the consequences of the May revolt in Paris. Howard Williams – – Palgrave-Macmillan.

Saint Paul and the Jews excerpt from Saint Paul: David Shaw rated it really liked it May 27, In Praise of Disobedience.