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Who is Alain Badiou?
Alain Badiou is a French philosopher, formerly chair of Philosophy at the École Normale Supérieure. Badiou has written about the concepts of being, truth and the subject in a way that, he claims, is neither postmodern nor simply a repetition of modernity. Politically, Badiou is committed to the far left, and to the communist tradition.
- also known as A. Badiou
- born on (78 years ago) in Rabat
- nationality: France
- profession: Philosopher
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Sexuality and Psychoanalysis (2010)
Philosophical Criticisms by Jens de Vleminck, Eran Dorfman
here, alain Badiou refers to lacan as an anti- philosopher ...
The Meillassoux Dictionary (2014)
by Peter Gratton, Paul J. Ennis
Christopher Norris Alain Badiou was Meillassoux's teacher and mentor at a formative stage in the latter's intellectual development and has continued to encourage and actively promote the younger man's work.
by Dale Southerton
furnishing subjects with alternative sources of identity, alternative concepts, and authoritative demands from the fields of art, love, science, and politics, notes Alain Badiou. However, today these alternative symbolic orders are discouraged, ...
by Adrian Parr
UNIVOCAL Claire Colebrook According to one of Deleuze's most important critics , Alain Badiou, 'univocity' is the central concept of Deleuze's project. In Difference and Repetition, Deleuze describes an alternative history of philosophy com- ...
Encyclopedia of Identity (2010)
by Ronald L. Jackson II
Most recently, however, it is not only France but the rest of continental Europe as a whole that contemporary cultural theorists have turned to for key philosophical contributions (notable icons include Alain Badiou from France, Peter Sloterdijk ...
by Bruce A. Arrigo
Influences include Michel Foucault, Erich Fromm, Jacques Derrida, Jacques Lacan, Antonio Negri, Alain Badiou, Jacques Rancière, and Giorgio Agamben, among others. Key contributors to ultramodern social science include Stephen Pfohl ...
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Alain Badiou. Toward A Positive Definition of The Infinite. 2011
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