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    Being and Event.Alain Badiou - 2005 - Continuum.
    A translation of one of the single most important works of recent French philosophy, Badiou's magnum opus, and a must-have for his growing following and anyone interested in contemporary Continental thought.
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    Ethics: An Essay on the Understanding of Evil.Alain Badiou - 2001 - 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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    The Rebirth of History: Times of Riots and Uprisings.Alain Badiou - 2012 - Verso.
    In the uprisings of the Arab world, Alain Badiou discerns echoes of the European revolutions of 1848. In both cases, the object was to overthrow despotic regimes maintained by the great powers -- regimes designed to impose the will of financial oligarchies. Both events occurred after what was commonly thought to be the end of a revolutionary epoch: in 1815, the final defeat of Napoleon; and in 1989, the fall of the Soviet Union. But the revolutions of 1848 proclaimed for (...)
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    Metapolitics.Alain Badiou - 2005 - Verso.
    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 - 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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    Infinite Thought: Truth and the Return to Philosophy.Alain Badiou - 2003 - Continuum.
    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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    Manifesto for Philosophy.Alain Badiou & Norman Madarasz (eds.) - 1999 - 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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    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 University Press.
    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 - Continuum.
    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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    L'être Et L'Événement.Alain Badiou - 1988
    "Logiques des mondes, auquel Alain Badiou travaille depuis une quinzaine d'années, est conçu comme une suite de son précédent "grand" livre de philosophie, L'être et l'évènement, paru aux Editions du Seuil en 1988".
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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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  17. Logiques des Mondes.Alain Badiou - 2006 - Editions du Seuil.
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  18. 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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    The Adventure of French Philosophy.Alain Badiou - 2005 - Verso.
    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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    Wittgenstein's Antiphilosophy.Alain Badiou - 2011 - Verso.
    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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  21. Manifeste Pour la Philosophie.Alain Badiou - 1989
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    Philosophy for Militants.Alain Badiou - 2012 - Verso.
    Enigmatic relationship between philosophy and politics -- Figure of the soldier -- Politics as a nonexpressive dialectics.
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  23. Number and Numbers.Alain Badiou - 2008 - Polity.
    Badiou goes through the most important innovations in the 19th-century theory of numbers, covering Frege, Dedekind, Peano and Cantor, and presents his own theory of numbers, one that has broader implications for social and political philosophy.
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    In Praise of Love.Alain Badiou - 2012 - New Press.
    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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  25. Théorie du Sujet.Alain Badiou - 1982 - Éditions du Seuil.
    Le propos fondamental du livre d'Alain Badiou est d'établir que le noyau de toute philosophie compatible avec le marxisme est une théorie du sujet. Mais laquelle ? Ni le sujet comme conscience (thèse de Sartre), ni l'hypothèse du sujet " naturel ", désirant ou substantiel, ne peuvent convenir. C'est du côté du sujet clivé tel que Lacan - notre Hegel - en fait théorie, qu'il faut chercher une issue. Alain Badiou trouve là de quoi refondre, non pas le thème, forclos, (...)
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  26. 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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    The End.Giovanbattista Tusa & Alain Badiou - 2019 - Cambridge, Regno Unito: Polity Press.
    The notion of ‘the end’ has long occupied philosophical thought. In light of the horrors of the twentieth century, some writers have gone so far as to declare the end of philosophy itself, emphasizing the impossibility of thinking after Auschwitz. In this book the distinguished philosopher Alain Badiou, in dialogue with Giovanbattista Tusa, argues that we must renounce ‘the pathos of completion’ and continue to think philosophically. To accept the atrocities of the twentieth century as marking the end of philosophy (...)
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  28. El ser y el acontecimiento.Alain Badiou - 2004 - Cuadernos de Filosofía 49:83-86.
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  29. Court Traité d'Ontologie Transitoire.Alain Badiou - 1998
    Notre temps est sans aucun doute celui de la disparition sans retour des dieux. Mais cette disparition relève de trois processus distincts, puisqu'il y a eu trois dieux capitaux : celui des religions, celui de la métaphysique et celui des poètes. Du dieu des religions, il faut seulement déclarer la mort. Le problème, qui est en dernière instance politique, est de parer aux effets désastreux qu'entraîne toute subjectivation obscure de cette mort. Du dieu de la métaphysique, il faut achever le (...)
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    Polemics.Alain Badiou - 2006 - Verso.
    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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  31. Who is Nietzsche?Alain Badiou - 2009 - In Dominiek Hoens, Sigi Jottkandt & Gert Buelens (eds.), Pli. Palgrave-Macmillan. pp. 1-11.
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    Manifesto for Philosophy: Followed by Two Essays: "The (Re)Turn of Philosophy Itself" and "Definition of Philosophy".Alain Badiou - 1999 - State University of New York Press.
    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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  33. Peut-on Penser la Politique?Alain Badiou - 1985
    A. Badiou part de la décomposition du marxisme où il voit l'effet de ce que Marx, tout en montrant l'irruption du réel dans la réalité du politique, a continué de penser dans le politique.
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    Beyond Formalisation an Interview.Alain Badiou - 2003 - Angelaki 8 (2):111 – 136.
  35. Pocket Pantheon: Figures of Postwar Philosophy.Alain Badiou - 2009 - 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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    Saint Paul la Fondation de L'Universalisme.Alain Badiou - 1997
    Pourquoi saint Paul ? Pourquoi requérir cet «apôtre», d’autant plus suspect qu’il s’est, de toute évidence, auto-proclamé tel, et que son nom est couramment associé aux dimensions les plus institutionnelles et les moins ouvertes du christianisme ? Et quel usage prétendons-nous faire du dispositif de la foi chrétienne, dont il semble proprement impossible de dissocier la figure et les textes de Paul ? Pourquoi invoquer et analyser cette fable ? Ce qui va nous retenir, quant à nous, dans l’oeuvre de (...)
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    Philosophy and the Event.Alain Badiou - 2013 - Polity.
    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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    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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  39. Abrégé de Métapolitique.Alain Badiou - 1998
    Une exigence fondamentale de la pensée contemporaine est d'en finir avec la " philosophie politique ". Qu'est-ce que la philosophie politique? Son opération centrale est de ramener la politique à l'exercice du " libre jugement " et de la " discussion ", dans un espace public où ne comptent en définitive que les opinions. On sait que, bien avant d'être arendtien, ou kantien, le thème de l'opposition irréductible de la vérité et de l'opinion est platonicien. Ce qui, en revanche, n'est (...)
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    In Search of the Lost Real.Alain Badiou & Alex Ling - 2020 - Journal of Continental Philosophy 1 (2):187-200.
    The real invariably functions today as a means of intimidation and constraint. That we consistently fail to overcome this static conception stems from the fact that we do not know what the real actually is, nor do we know how to access it. To address this shortcoming, Badiou looks first to the well-known story of the death of Molière to show how all access to the real necessarily entails division—not only a division of the real from semblance, but also a (...)
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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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  42. Metaphysics and the Critique of Metaphysics.Alain Badiou - 2000 - Pli 10:174-190.
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  43. Logics of Worlds: Being and Event Ii.Alain Badiou & Alberto Toscano - 2009 - London, England: Bloomsbury Academic.
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  44. One, Multiple, Multiplicity/Ies.Alain Badiou - 2000 - Multitudes 1.
    The philosopher replies to reactions provoked by his book about Gilles Deleuze in 1997, that were published by Futur Antérieur.
     
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  45. The Event in Deleuze.Alain Badiou - 2007 - Parrhesia 2:37-44.
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  46. 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. State University of New York Press. pp. 252--253.
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  47. The (Re) Turn of Philosophy Itself.Alain Badiou - 2004 - Filozofski Vestnik 25 (3):21-36.
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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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  49. 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. Duke University Press.
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    On a Finally Objectless Subject.Alain Badiou - 1988 - Topoi 7 (2):93-98.
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