By Jason Barker
Alain Badiou is swiftly rising as the most radical and influential philosophers of our time. Badiou opposes the modern relief of philosophy to not anything yet a question of language and untimely bulletins of the tip of philosophy and therefore units himself opposed to either analytic and continental modes of philosophy. atmosphere the normal platonic matters of philosophy, fact and being, opposed to the fashionable sophists of postmodernism, Badiou has articulated a strong systematic philosophy with profound moral and political outcomes. this can be the 1st advent to Alain Badiou in English and is mainly well timed because the variety of Badiou's works in translation is quickly expanding and his celebrity keeps to upward thrust. Giving a transparent evaluation of Badiou's paintings and the highbrow and political context from which it emerges, Jason Barker's publication is decided to turn into the normal paintings on Badiou for a few years to come.
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Alain Badiou: A Critical Introduction (Modern European Thinkers) by Jason Barker