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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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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- prising those philosophers daring enough to think of being as univocal: John Duns Scotus, Baruch Spinoza and Friedrich Nietzsche. If philosophy has been dominated by Platonism, this is because being has been deemed to be equivocal : only ...
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Alain Badiou. Toward A Positive Definition of The Infinite. 2011
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