Alain Badiou: A Critical Introduction

Alain Badiou: A Critical Introduction

Jason Barker
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Author:  Jason Barker
Condition:  New
Format:  Paperback
Pages:  200
Publisher:  Pluto Press
Year:  2001
ISBN:  9780745318004

Alain Badiou is rapidly emerging as one of the most radical and influential philosophers of our time. Badiou opposes the contemporary reduction of philosophy to nothing but a matter of language and premature announcements of the end of philosophy and thus sets himself against both analytic and continental modes of philosophy.

Setting the traditional platonic concerns of philosophy, truth and being, against the modern sophists of postmodernism, Badiou has articulated a powerful systematic philosophy with profound ethical and political consequences.