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    Badiou and Philosophy (Critical Connections) (Paperback) Edited by Dr. Sean Bowden, Edited by Simon Duffy, Contributions by Simon Duffy, Contributions by Tzuchien Tho, Contributions by Dr. Sean Bowden, Contributions by Anindya Bhattacharyya, Contributions by Ed Pluth, Contributions by James Williams, Contributions by Talia Morag, Contributions by Nina Power

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    DescriptionThis title presents a range of critical engagements with the work of Alain Badiou. This collection of 13 essays directly addresses the work of Alain Badiou, focusing specifically on the philosophical content of his work and the various connections he established with both his contemporaries and his philosophical heritage. This is the first reassessment of Badiou's work since the publication of the English translation of Logics of Worlds, (2009). It critiques how Badiou sources and responds to existing philosophical arguments and traditions as well as the arguments he employs to do so. It examines Badiou's work through the lens of a number of thinkers and themes, from Cantor and category/topos theory, through Lacan and Lautman, to Sartre and subject.


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    Title
    Badiou and Philosophy
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Dr. Sean Bowden, Edited by Simon Duffy, Contributions by Simon Duffy, Contributions by Tzuchien Tho, Contributions by Dr. Sean Bowden, Contributions by Anindya Bhattacharyya, Contributions by Ed Pluth, Contributions by James Williams, Contributions by Talia Morag, Contributions by Nina Power
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 256
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 234 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 499 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780748643516
    ISBN 10: 0748643516
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25220
    BIC E4L: PHI
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S2.1
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: HPCF
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    BISAC V2.8: PHI000000
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 02
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    B&T General Subject: 610
    Ingram Subject Code: PH
    Libri: I-PH
    Abridged Dewey: 100
    LC classification: BD
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    DC23: 194
    Ingram Theme: ASPT/PHILAS
    Thema V1.0: QDHR
    Edition statement
    New ed.
    Publisher
    EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Imprint name
    EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Publication date
    14 August 2012
    Publication City/Country
    Edinburgh
    Author Information
    Sean Bowden lectures in philosophy at Deakin University and is a Research Fellow in the Philosophy Program at La Trobe University. Simon Duffy is ARC Research Fellow in the Department of Philosophy, University of Sydney.
    Table of contents
    I. Philosophy's Mathematical Condition; 2. Badiou's Platonism: The Mathematical Forms of Post-Cantorian Set-Theory; 3. What is Post-Cantorian Thought? Transfinitude and the Conditions of Philosophy; 4. The Set-Theoretical Nature of Badiou's Ontology and Lautman's Dialectic of Problematic Ideas.; 5. Sets, Categories and Topoi: Approaches to Ontology in Badiou's Later Work; II. Philosophical Concepts; 6. The Black Sheep of Philosophical Materialism...; 7. The Event; 8. Badiou and Neo-Pragmatism: Friend and Foe; III. Philosophical Figures; 9. Towards a New Political Subject: Badiou between Marx and Althusser; 10. 'The Greatest of Our Dead': Badiou's Lacan; 11. Badiou and Sartre: The Transformation of Freedom from Imagination to Chance; 12. Badiou's Reception of Heidegger; 13. One Falls into Two: Badiou's Critique of Deleuze.