By A. J. Bartlett,Justin Clemens

Alain Badiou is without doubt one of the world's such a lot influential residing philosophers. Few modern thinkers exhibit his breadth of argument and reference, or his skill to interfere in debates serious to either analytic and continental philosophy. Alain Badiou: Key Concepts provides an summary of and creation to the entire variety of Badiou's pondering. Essays concentrate on the rules of Badiou's idea, his "key thoughts" - fact, being, ontology, the topic, and prerequisites - and on his engagement with a variety of thinkers crucial to his philosophy, together with Plato, Descartes, Spinoza, Heidegger and Deleuze.

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