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Review: Being and Event

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

Review: Being and Event

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  - Edward Butler - Goodreads

Not so much here as commonly thought. 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  - Brian Kubarycz - Goodreads

A return to ontology via mathematics, Wittgenstein's analysis of the sentence as "habitation" being the inspiration behind it. Read full review

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User Review  - Matthew Allen - Goodreads

The introduction of this book is a very helpful account of the state of continental philosophy as it stands today, a couple of decades after the writing of the rest of the book. Badiou consistently ... Read full review

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User Review  - J. Kyle - Goodreads

I do not have the background in mathematics to adequately understand this text. Read full review

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User Review  - rosalie - Goodreads

Badiou seems to be THE political thinker at the moment. However, I find that I am not convinced by the jumps that Badiou makes regarding the state and the subject. Though I find this be a useful tool, I remain skeptical. Read full review


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