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Review: Being and Event

User Review  - James - Goodreads

While Badiou certainly is knowledgable about set theory his mixing of it with ontology proves to be rather messy. Throughout the book I did not feel like I was really getting something tangible ... Read full review

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User Review  - Joshua - Goodreads

Excellent :D Truly original, though the thesis is a little dubious and seems like a reversion to foundationalism, which can't be a good sign. A jolly fun read, though! His style is very Deleuzian: the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Kristian Haukaas - Goodreads

i didn't get it i don't understand what all the maths is for i read endless lists of reasons for or against, but i have yet to read a conclusion it is as if on an airplane that takes off forever... it is impossible to rate it Read full review

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User Review  - Andrew Glynn - Goodreads

Badiou makes some good points but his Maoist background leads him back into a subjectivist situation he himself has discredited. Read full review

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User Review  - Tommy Newman - Goodreads

Not for the casual reader of philosophy. Read full review

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User Review  - Andrew - Goodreads

I didn't find this book to be all that genius or anything. Maybe Badiou is the first to really apply set theory to ontology, but I think the concepts have been expressed in other ways. It's nice and ... Read full review

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User Review  - Edward Butler - Goodreads

Not so much here as commonly thought. Read full review

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User Review  - Chris - Goodreads

Let us imagine the plight of a naive reader who comes to us (because we, for the sake of argument, are people who appear to "know something of philosophy") and says, "I am interested in reading some ... Read full review

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User Review  - Abol - Goodreads

This book is an uncanny mix of ontology and mathematics which sets the stage for a whole new understanding of everything. Read full review

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User Review  - Adam - Goodreads

Guys. This book is the book. No other book is the book. There is no other book that is the book like this book is the book. Specifically, it offers real accuracy in terms of how language can take ... Read full review


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