French Philosophy of Science, Structuralist Epistemology, and the Problem of the Subject

Southern Journal of Philosophy 52 (2):267-285 (2014)

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Tom Eyers
Duquesne University
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This article examines the multiple relations between the rationalist tradition of French philosophy of science exemplified by the work of Gaston Bachelard, and the rethinking of the relation between science and ideology undertaken by Louis Althusser and a young Alain Badiou in the 1960s. Both Bachelard and Althusser are interrogated for the philosophy of language that underpins their respective visions of scientificity; in turn, the problem of the subject is posed, in part through an investigation of Althusser's inheritance and transformation of Lacanian psychoanalysis
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