Badiou and Politics (Post-Contemporary Interventions) [Bruno Bosteels] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Badiou and Politics offers a. _Badiou and Politics_ offers a much-anticipated interpretation of the work of the influential French philosopher Alain Badiou. Countering ideas of the philosopher . Bruno Bosteels Bosteels is particularly skilled at rooting the debt of Badiou’s political philosophy to earlier discussions around structure and.

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Dialectics, held Badiou, was itself dialectical. Kent den Heyer ed.

Badiou and the Politics of Form. Duke University Press, Sign-in or register now to continue. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Chris marked it as to-read Apr 24, Todd May – – Comparative and Continental Philosophy 1 2: A European Review 22 4: Yen Peng Tan marked it as to-read Sep 06, That which a world deems impossible, is also the bostesls to historically understanding a particular world. From Potentiality to Inexistence 8. Asad ben Gharbya rated it really liked it Oct 29, Tom added it Aug 12, Terence Blake rated it really liked it Feb 15, Badiou continues his interview with a clariication on the links between contemporary nihilism and the democratic form of struggle.

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Dan Rayburn rated it really liked it Feb 18, Badiou accepts that in this regard the Cultural Revolution succeeded in mobilizing the masses, but failed by turning into anarchic violence and by preserving the party-state framework. Brendan marked it as to-read Mar 09, The State is that which tries polittics represent the situation through the denial of the possibility of certain outcomes, of certain sub-sets within the set or situation.


The role of the state, which is to be understood as the totality of factors that make a world, or set, represented in a given way is, according to Badiou, to obscure the foundational void.

Science Polihics and Mathematics. Being and event are not external to one another, but articulated through the impasse of being itself 7. In an intellectual environment that condemned dialectics for leading to the totalitarian disasters of the twentieth century, and that sometimes declared philosophy, itself, to be dead, Badiou declares that ontology survives modernity.

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Monique marked it as to-read Sep 23, Simon Critchley – – Radical Philosophy Books by Bruno Bosteels. I had been thinking along the same lines but needed this book to confirm politicd thoughts. One Divides into Two 4. For Lacan, anxiety denoted the sub-conscious suspicion on the part of the subject that the real- the totality of reality- contained an excess beyond the limits of presentation in the symbolic world. For Badiou, the real, as the point of the impossible that structures the symbolic order, must not vanish into its efects, but must instead displace and trans- form the place of the lack, sustaining the elaboration of new truths.

This book by Bruno Bosteels, the noted translator of Alain Badiou, impressed me a great deal. This subject realizes that the truth of the situation, of being, is multiplicity. Andrew marked it as to-read Nov 16, Sign in to use this feature.


Badiou and Politics by Bruno Bosteels

There was something worth preserving in the Althusserian project, thought Badiou, but it was going to need to be radically transformed. But Badiou thought Althusser’s understanding of the relationship between science and philosophy to be too static and simplistic. Badiou and Politics offers a much-anticipated interpretation of the work of the influential French philosopher Alain Badiou. Paul Livingston baddiou – Philosophy Compass 7 5: Jon Roffe – – Routledge.

Force can, in rare instances, inhabit its own determining place and disrupt the order of things. The task of the revolutionary was to articulate a mass line of what revolution meant in an exact time and place.

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Bosteels argues that Badiou’s oeuvre introduced a new version of dialectical thinking that is based on the relationship between void and excess rather than the process of Hegelian and, to a degree, Marxian totalization. Ian Packer added it Apr 09, Bosteels’s commentary differs from most western treatments of Badiou’s work. Again, the event does not “create” a new truth, but uncovers what had always been true, but not understood.

From this we derive the simple understanding that not every- thing is political, and by the same token, not everything is of aesthetic signiicance. Your Friends Email Address: