Tags » Alain Badiou

Post-Continental Philosophy: Mullarkey's Manifesto

John Mullarkey states in the introduction to his Post-Continental Philosophy: An Outline (2006) that the book “looks at the very idea of philosophical immanence and its connection with metaphysics, while offering in conclusion a theory concerning the expression of thought within the regime of immanence” (1).   1,185 more words

Philosophy

“..I’ll simply give Professor Bensussan a smack in the face if I ever come across him, which will be a richly deserved reward for his muck-spreading rhetoric” – versoblog – ALAIN BADIOU

Alain Badiou

“The world never offers you anything other than the temptation to yield.” – Alain Badiou, Theory of the Subject

Objet A

Badiou, Equality and the Generic

I have just completed Badiou’s “The Rebirth of History” and “Philosophy for Militants”. Both are quite short and definitely worth a read, particularly for the considerations of the potential power of the historical riot, as well as Badiou’s take on political universality versus the particularity of liberty. 1,363 more words