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philosophy according to Badiou, politics is by far the most consistent and elaborate. Bosteels), it is in fact only through a thorough exposition of Paul Cohen’s. _Badiou and Politics_ offers a much-anticipated interpretation of the work of the influential French philosopher Alain Badiou. Countering ideas of the philosopher . Bosteels is particularly skilled at rooting the debt of Badiou’s political philosophy to earlier discussions around structure and logic conducted in.

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Truth, Sets, and Sophistry.

Bruno Bosteels

It proves the truth that the old world had deemed impossible, thereby invalidating the old representation of the real.

Bruno Bosteels – – In Gabriel Riera ed. Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social politcis resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Badiou and Politics

An element counted by the state as inexistent is revealed to in fact exist fully, and the entire count of the count is invalidated. They wanted to ignore the role of place completely and rely on pure force, pure desire, to change the world, reducing action to an end in itself. Asad ben Gharbya rated it really liked it Oct 29, Badiou and the Politics of Form.


Joe marked it as to-read Nov 09, Todd May – – Comparative and Continental Philosophy 1 2: The task of the revolutionary was to articulate a mass line of what revolution meant in an badiku time baciou place. Yen Peng Tan marked it as to-read Sep 06, One state breaks down, and another eventually comes into being.

Indeed, Badiou’s political and philosophical careers cannot be fully distinguished. In attempting to think through a radical Maoist line, Althusser had instead, thought Badiou, retreated bdaiou a kind of Stalinist metaphysics, in which only inevitablist laws of history could change the subject from above.

I had been thinking along the same lines but needed this book to confirm my badilu. Sign in to use this feature. View all 5 comments.

Metapolitics, on the other hand, attempts to learn new philosophical lessons from the practice of politics in the present. Matthew Cole marked it as to-read Sep 06, Ian Packer added it Apr 09, To socially exist is to be counted as an element of a set, and any set that contains any one element necessarily contains a multiplicity, as one can always be divided.

Badiou and Politics by Bruno Bosteels

Structuralism, for Badiou, is just another idealism- it elevates language to a Divine that cannot be questioned or altered. Elements of Dialectical Materialism 1 1. But once that is said, Bosteels observes that what can be overlooked is what this means for everything that is not ontology.


Dan Rayburn rated it really liked it Feb 18, Badiou and Politics offers a much-anticipated interpretation of the work of the politkcs French philosopher Alain Badiou. Indeed, the non-belonging nature of certain elements is itself counted, itself an element of the set. Finn Morrow rated it it was amazing Apr 06, Refresh and try again.

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Yet the political subject must also come to understand that the outcome of bosteelx situation has universal implications. They ignored the role of force in social change.

Verde marked it as to-read Apr 06, Paperbackpages. S marked it as to-read Jun 28, Hannes rated it it was amazing Feb 25, Andrew Gibson – – Oxford University Press. Bruno Bosteels is a philologist, a translator, an Associate Professor of Spanish Literature at Cornell University, and the current editor of Diacritics.

The Pathos of Bosteels.

Can Change Be Thought?: Badiou and Politics by Bruno Bosteels. Monique marked it as to-read Sep 23, Again, the event does not “create” a new truth, but uncovers what had always been true, but not understood.