The Significance of the Mathematics of Infinity for Realism: Norris on Badiou

Journal of Critical Realism 10 (2):243-270 (2011)
Abstract
The following essay sets out the background developments in mathematics and set theory that inform Alain Badiou’s Being and Event in order to provide some context both for the original text and for comment on Chris Norris’s excellent exploration of Badiou’s work. I also provide a summary of Badiou’s overall approach
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DOI 10.1558/jcr.v10i2.243
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