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11 Critical Theory books that came out in May 2016

Another roundup of recently published books at Critical Theory – including my own Foucault’s Last Decade, but also recent books by Rancière, Bidet, Weeks, Sloterdijk, Badiou….

A Truth is the subjective development of that which is at once both new and universal. New: that which is unforeseen by the order of creation. 21 more words

Alain Badiou

Alain Badiou 'regrets' backing Khmer Rouge genociders.

Thirty-three years after having supported the Khmer Rouge genocide the philosopher expresses regret.

In his own inimitable way that is…

“Je le regrette. Et je suis heureux de le dire ici publiquement : je regrette d’avoir écrit ce texte. 171 more words


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The Regressive Left is a Problem. And the Grand Old Man is a problem amid the Problem.

The Starting Point

As you can see, philosophy struggles with huge tension. On the one hand, love seen as a natural extravagance of sex arouse a kind of rational suspicion. 1,109 more words