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Pulling Out of the Traffic: The Future of Culture (2)

This is the second in a series of posts under the same general title.

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In the New York Times… 2,947 more words

Philosophy

Facing the Real: Alain Badiou (not) in China

On two occasions now, Alain Badiou has cancelled a trip to China – at the last minute. To be sure, he had good immediate excuses, such as his adopted son being in prison. 159 more words

China

Cinema and Philosophy


On Alain Badiou’s CINEMA

Alain Badiou has emerged as one of the most significant French philosophers since Deleuze, and his more recent writings on cinema might be read as a kind of dialogue with Deleuze, a sometime enemy who has deeply marked his thought. 62 more words

Society

Jean-Claude Juncker and Trotskyism.

Juncker: Flirted with Trotskyism.

The pasts of European Commissioner José Manuel Durão Barroso and the new President of the European Commission,  Jean-Claude Juncker have been brought up by the French Communist daily  660 more words

European Left

Alain Badiou | Being and Change | European Graduate School

Public open lecture for the students and faculty of the European Graduate School | EGS – Media and Communication Studies Department | Saas-Fee, Switzerland

Culture

The Soundtrack of Writing

It’s dangerous to reflect once it’s finally going the way you hope. Writing seems like a delicate balance of happiness, frustration and a sense of urgency. 294 more words

Reflection