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    Being and event.Alain Badiou - 2005 - New York: Continuum. Edited by Oliver Feltham.
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    Ethics: an essay on the understanding of evil.Alain Badiou - 1998 - New York: Verso.
    Alain Badiou, one of the most powerful voices in contemporary French philosophy, shows how our prevailing ethical principles serve ultimately to reinforce an ...
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    Deleuze: The Clamor of Being.Alain Badiou - 1999 - Univ of Minnesota Press.
    The works of Gilles Deleuze -- on cinema, literature, painting, and philosophy -- have made him one of the most widely read thinkers of his generation. This compact critical volume is not only a powerful reappraisal of Deleuze's thought, but also the first major work by Alain Badiou available in English. Badiou compellingly redefines "Deleuzian, " throwing down the gauntlet in the battle over the very meaning of Deleuze's legacy. For those who view Deleuze as the apostle of desire, flu, (...)
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  4. Saint Paul. The Foundation of Universalism.Alain Badiou & Ray Brassier - 2006 - Tijdschrift Voor Filosofie 68 (1):193-195.
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  5. [Liminaire sur l'ouvrage d'Alain Badiou “L'etre et l'evenement”].Philippe Lacoue-Labarthe, Jacques RanciÈre, Jean-franÇois Lyotard & Alain Badiou - 1989 - le Cahier (Collège International de Philosophie) 8:201-268.
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    Metapolitics.Alain Badiou - 2005 - New York: Verso. Edited by Jason Barker.
    Against "political philosophy" -- Politics as thought -- Althusser -- Politics unbound -- A speculative disquisition on the concept of democracy -- Truths and justice -- Rancière and the community of equals -- Rancière and apolitics -- What is a thermidorean? -- Politics as truth procedure.
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    Conditions.Alain Badiou - 2008 - New York: Continuum.
    The subtractive : preface by Francois Wahl -- Philosophy itself -- The (re)turn of philosophy itself -- Definition of philosophy -- What is a philosophical institution? -- Philosophy and poetry -- The philosophical recourse to the poem -- Mallarm's method : subtraction and isolation -- Rimbaud's method : interruption -- Philosophy and mathematics -- Conference on subtraction -- Truth : forcing and unnameable -- Philosophy and politics -- Philosophy and love -- What is love? -- Philosophy and psychoanalysis -- Subject (...)
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    Manifesto for Philosophy.Alain Badiou & Norman Madarasz (eds.) - 1999 - Albany, N.Y.: State University of New York Press.
    Contra those proclaiming the end of philosophy, Badiou aims to restore philosophical thought to the complete space of the truths that condition it.
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    Infinite thought: truth and the return to philosophy.Alain Badiou - 2003 - New York: Continuum. Edited by Justin Clemens & Oliver Feltham.
    Infinite Thought brings together a representative selection of the range of Alain Badiou's work, illustrating the power and diversity of his thought.
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    Theory of the Subject.Alain Badiou - 2009 - Continuum.
    The place of the subjective -- Everything that is of a whole constitutes an obstacle to it insofar as it is included in it -- Action, manor of the subject -- The real is the impasse of formalization : formalization is the locus of the passing-into-force of the real -- Hegel : "the activity of force is essentially activity reacting against itself" -- Subjective and objective -- The subject under the signifiers of the exception -- Of force as disappearance, whose (...)
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    The Century.Alain Badiou - 2007 - Polity.
    Everywhere, the twentieth century has been judged and condemned: the century of totalitarian terror, of utopian and criminal ideologies, of empty illusions, of genocides, of false avant-gardes, of democratic realism everywhere replaced by abstraction. It is not Badiou's wish to plead for an accused that is perfectly capable of defending itself without the authors aid. Nor does he seek to proclaim, like Frantz, the hero of Sartre's Prisoners of Altona, 'I have taken the century on my shoulders and I have (...)
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    Handbook of inaesthetics.Alain Badiou - 2005 - Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press. Edited by Alberto Toscano.
    Didacticism, romanticism, and classicism are the possible schemata for the knotting of art and philosophy, the third term in this knot being the education of subjects, youth in particular. What characterizes the century that has just come to a close is that, while it underwent the saturation of these three schemata, it failed to introduce a new one. Today, this predicament tends to produce a kind of unknotting of terms, a desperate dis-relation between art and philosophy, together with the pure (...)
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    Theoretical writings.Alain Badiou - 2004 - New York: Continuum. Edited by Ray Brassier & Alberto Toscano.
    This volume, assembled with the collaboration of the author, presents for the first time in English a comprehensive outline of Badiou's ambitious system.
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    Second Manifesto for Philosophy.Alain Badiou - 2011 - Polity.
    Twenty years ago, Alain Badiou's first Manifesto for Philosophy rose up against the all-pervasive proclamation of the "end" of philosophy. In lieu of this problematic of the end, he put forward the watchword: "one more step". The situation has considerably changed since then. Philosophy was threatened with obliteration at the time, whereas today it finds itself under threat for the diametrically opposed reason: it is endowed with an excessive, artificial existence. "Philosophy" is everywhere. It serves as a trademark for various (...)
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  15. Logiques des mondes.Alain Badiou - 2006 - Paris: Editions du Seuil.
     
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    Lacan: Anti-Philosophy 3.Alain Badiou - 2018 - Columbia University Press.
    Alain Badiou is arguably the most significant philosopher in Europe today. Badiou’s seminars, given annually on major conceptual and historical topics, constitute an enormously important part of his work. They served as laboratories for his thought and public illuminations of his complex ideas yet remain little known. This book, the transcript of Badiou’s year-long seminar on the psychoanalytic theory of Jacques Lacan, is the first volume of his seminars to be published in English, opening up a new and vital aspect (...)
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    The adventure of French philosophy.Alain Badiou - 2005 - Brooklyn, NY: Verso. Edited by Bruno Bosteels.
    Badiou explores the exponentially rich and varied world of French philosophy in a number of groundbreaking essays, published her for the first time in English or in a revised translation. Included are the often-quoted review of Louis Althussers's canonical works For Marks and Reading Capital and the scathing critique of 'potato fascism' in Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guttari's A Thousand Plateus. There are also talks on Michel Foucault and Jean-Luc Nancy, and reviews of the work of Jean-François Lyotard and Barbara (...)
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    Plato's Republic: A Dialogue in 16 Chapters.Alain Badiou - 2015 - Columbia University Press.
    Plato's _Republic_ is one of the best-known and most widely-discussed texts in the history of philosophy. But how might we get to the heart of this work today, 2,500 years after its original composition? Alain Badiou breathes life into Plato's landmark text and revives its universality. Rather than producing yet another critical commentary, he has instead worked closely on the original Greek and, through spectacular changes, adapted it to our times. In this innovative reimagining of Plato's work, Badiou has removed (...)
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    Philosophy in the Present.Alain Badiou & Slavoj Žižek - 2009 - Polity.
    Two controversial thinkers discuss a timeless but nonetheless urgent question: should philosophy interfere in the world? Nothing less than philosophy is at stake because, according to Badiou, philosophy is nothing but interference and commitment and will not be restrained by academic discipline. Philosophy is strange and new, and yet speaks in the name of all - as Badiou shows with his theory of universality. Similarly, Zizek believes that the philosopher must intervene, contrary to all expectations, in the key issues of (...)
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    Wittgenstein's Antiphilosophy.Alain Badiou - 2011 - Verso. Edited by Bruno Bosteels.
    A leading continental philosopher from France and author of Theory of the Subject interrogates the "anti-philosophy" of Ludwig Wittgenstein in Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus, arguing that his beliefs compromise truth and logic while rendering philosophy a practice of esoteric aphorisms.
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    In praise of love.Alain Badiou - 2012 - New York: New Press. Edited by Nicolas Truong.
    Uses the thoughts of such great minds as Kierkegaard, Plato, and Beckett to examine the concept of love and redefine it in the face of twenty-first century modernity.
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    Philosophy for Militants.Alain Badiou - 2012 - New York: Verso. Edited by Bruno Bosteels.
    Enigmatic relationship between philosophy and politics -- Figure of the soldier -- Politics as a nonexpressive dialectics.
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    Manifesto for philosophy: followed by two essays: "The (re)turn of philosophy itself" and "Definition of philosophy".Alain Badiou - 1999 - Albany, N.Y.: State University of New York Press. Edited by Alain Badiou.
    Hegel once wrote that Truth could not be expressed within a single sentence. His statement could surely be taken as justification for the length of his ...
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    Briefings on Existence: A Short Treatise on Transitory Ontology.Alain Badiou & Norman Madarasz (eds.) - 2006 - State University of New York Press.
    Explores the link between mathematics and ontology.
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    Philosophy and the Event.Alain Badiou - 2013 - Malden, MA: Polity. Edited by Alain Badiou, Fabien Tarby & Louise Burchill.
    This concise and accessible book is the perfect introduction to Badiou’s thought. Responding to Tarby’s questions, Badiou takes us on a journey that interrogates and explores the four conditions of philosophy: politics, love, art and science. In all these domains, events occur that bring to light possibilities that were invisible or even unthinkable; they propose something to us. Everything then depends on how the possibility opened up by the event is grasped, elaborated and embedded in the world – this is (...)
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    Polemics.Alain Badiou - 2006 - New York: Verso. Edited by Cécile Winter.
    PT. 1. PHILOSOPHY AND CIRCUMSTANCES: Introduction -- Philosophy and the question of war today: 1. On September 11 2001: philosophy and the 'War against terrorism' -- 2. Fragments of a public journal on the American war against Iraq -- 3. On the war against Serbia: who strikes whom in the world today? -- The 'democratic' fetish and racism: 4. On parliamentary 'democracy': the French presidential elections of 2002 -- 5. The law on the Islamic headscarf -- 6. Daily humiliation -- (...)
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  27. Beyond formalisation an interview.Alain Badiou - 2003 - Angelaki 8 (2):111 – 136.
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    Existe-t-il quelque chose comme une politique deleuzienne?Alain Badiou - 2009 - Cités 40 (4):15.
    DOMINIC WILLSDON. — Nous accueillons Alain Badiou, un des philosophes importants en France depuis plusieurs décennies, de plus en plus connu maintenant que ses œuvres sont traduites en anglais, et que la littérature secondaire sur sa philosophie se développe aussi en anglais. Parmi ses livres traduits ces dernières années, on trouve Deleuze. La..
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    Pocket pantheon: figures of postwar philosophy.Alain Badiou - 2009 - New York: Verso.
    Overture -- Jacques Lacan -- Georges Canguilhem and Jean Cavaillès -- Jean-Paul Sartre -- Jean Hyppolite -- Louis Althusser -- Jean-François Lyotard -- Gilles Deleuze -- Michel Foucault -- Jacques Derrida -- Jean Borreil -- Philippe Lacoue-Labarthe -- Gilles Châtelet -- Françoise Proust -- A note on the texts.
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    Plato's Republic: A Dialogue in 16 Chapters.Alain Badiou & Kenneth Reinhard - 2013 - Columbia University Press.
    Plato's _Republic_ is one of the best-known and most widely-discussed texts in the history of philosophy. But how might we get to the heart of this work today, 2,500 years after its original composition? Alain Badiou breathes life into Plato's landmark text and revives its universality. Rather than producing yet another critical commentary, he has instead worked closely on the original Greek and, through spectacular changes, adapted it to our times. In this innovative reimagining of Plato's work, Badiou has removed (...)
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  31. Who is Nietzsche?Alain Badiou - 2009 - In Dominiek Hoens, Sigi Jottkandt & Gert Buelens (eds.), The catastrophic imperative: subjectivity, time and memory in contemporary thought. New York: Palgrave-Macmillan. pp. 1-11.
  32. The idea of communism.Alain Badiou - 2009 - Filozofski Vestnik 30 (3):7-20.
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    There's No Such Thing as a Sexual Relationship: Two Lessons on Lacan.Alain Badiou & Barbara Cassin - 2017 - Columbia University Press.
    Published in 1973, "L'Etourdit" was one of the French philosopher Jacques Lacan's most important works. The book posed questions that traversed the entire body of Lacan's psychoanalytical explorations, including his famous idea that "there is no such thing as a sexual relationship," which seeks to undermine our certainties about intimacy and reality. In There's No Such Thing as a Sexual Relationship, Alain Badiou and Barbara Cassin take possession of Lacan's short text, thinking "with" Lacan about his propositions and what kinds (...)
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    Jacques Lacan, Past and Present: A Dialogue.Alain Badiou & Elisabeth Roudinesco - 2014 - Columbia University Press.
    In this dialogue, Alain Badiou shares the clearest, most detailed account to date of his profound indebtedness to Lacanian psychoanalysis. He explains in depth the tools Lacan gave him to navigate the extremes of his other two philosophical "masters," Jean-Paul Sartre and Louis Althusser. Élisabeth Roudinesco supplements Badiou's experience with her own perspective on the troubled landscape of the French analytic world since Lacan's death--critiquing, for example, the link (or lack thereof) between politics and psychoanalysis in Lacan's work. Their exchange (...)
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    Heidegger: his life & his philosophy.Alain Badiou - 2016 - New York: Columbia University Press. Edited by Barbara Cassin.
    Martin Heidegger was an ordinary Nazi and a loyal member of the provincial petty bourgeoisie. He was also a seminal thinker of the Continental tradition and one of the twentieth century's most important philosophers. How are we to make sense of this dual life? Should we factor Heidegger's domestic and political associations into our understanding of his thought, or should we treat his intellectual work independently of his abhorrent politics? How does any thinker reconcile the mundane with the ideal or (...)
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  36. Cinema and philosophy.Alain Badiou - 2018 - In A. J. Bartlett, Justin Clemens & Alain Badiou (eds.), Badiou and his interlocutors: lectures, interviews and responses. London: Bloomsbury Academic, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing Plc.
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  37. Gilles Deleuze, the fold: Leibniz and the Baroque.Alain Badiou - 1994 - In Constantin V. Boundas & Dorothea Olkowski (eds.), Gilles Deleuze and the theater of philosophy. New York: Routledge. pp. 51--69.
     
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    German philosophy: a dialogue.Alain Badiou - 2018 - Cambridge, Massachusetts: MIT Press. Edited by Jan Völker.
    Two eminent French philosophers discuss German philosophy—including the legacy of Kant, Hegel, Nietzsche, Adorno, Fichte, Marx, and Heidegger—from a French perspective. In this book, Alain Badiou and Jean-Luc Nancy, the two most important living philosophers in France, discuss German philosophy from a French perspective. Written in the form of a dialogue, and revised and expanded from a 2016 conversation between the two philosophers at the Universität der Künste Berlin, the book offers not only Badiou's and Nancy's reinterpretations of German philosophers (...)
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    “We Need a Popular Discipline”: Contemporary Politics and the Crisis of the Negative.Alain Badiou - 2008 - Critical Inquiry 34 (4):645-659.
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  40. Metaphysics and the Critique of Metaphysics.Alain Badiou - 2000 - Pli 10:174-190.
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  41. The (re) turn of philosophy itself.Alain Badiou - 2004 - Filozofski Vestnik 25 (3):21-36.
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  42. The lessons of Jacques Rancière : knowledge and power after the storm.Alain Badiou - 2009 - In Gabriel Rockhill & Philip Watts (eds.), Jacques Rancière: History, Politics, Aesthetics. Durham: Duke University Press.
  43. Can Change be Thought?: A Dialogue with Alain Badiou [with Bruno Bosteels].Alain Badiou - 2005 - In Gabriel Riera (ed.), Alain Badiou: philosophy and its conditions. Albany: State University of New York Press. pp. 252--253.
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    Logics of worlds: being and event, 2.Alain Badiou - 2009 - New York: Bloomsbury Academic.
    "French philosopher Alain Badiou (b. 1937) introduces the concept of democratic materialism to refer to the belief that there are only bodies and languages, then employs a fair amount of science in what he calls a somewhat fastidious examine of it. He covers formal theory on the subject (meta-physics); the greater logics: the transcendental, the object, and relation; the four forms of change; the theory of points; what a body is; and what it is to live."--Provided by publisher.
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  45. On a finally objectless subject.Alain Badiou - 1988 - Topoi 7 (2):93-98.
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    What is a people?Alain Badiou (ed.) - 2016 - New York: Columbia University Press.
    Rethinking the terms we use to define a people.
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  47. Democratic materialism and the materialist dialectic.Alain Badiou - 2005 - Radical Philosophy 130:20-24.
     
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  48. The event in Deleuze.Alain Badiou - 2007 - Parrhesia 2:37-44.
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  49. Politics and philosophy an interview with Alain Badiou.Alain Badiou & Peter Hallward - 1998 - Angelaki 3 (3):113 – 133.
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    Democracy in What State?Giorgio Agamben, Alain Badiou, Daniel Bensaïd, Wendy Brown, Jean-Luc Nancy, Jacques Rancière, Kristin Ross & Slavoj Zizek - 2011 - Columbia University Press.
    "Is it meaningful to call oneself a democrat? And if so, how do you interpret the word?" -/- In responding to this question, eight iconoclastic thinkers prove the rich potential of democracy, along with its critical weaknesses, and reconceive the practice to accommodate new political and cultural realities. Giorgio Agamben traces the tense history of constitutions and their coexistence with various governments. Alain Badiou contrasts current democratic practice with democratic communism. Daniel Bensaid ponders the institutionalization of democracy, while Wendy Brown (...)
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