Concept and Form, Volume 1: Selections from the Cahiers pour l'Analyse

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Peter Hallward, Knox Peden
Verso Books, Dec 12, 2012 - Philosophy - 272 pages
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Edited by a small group of students—including Alain Badiou, Jacques-Alain Miller and François Regnault—at the Ecole normale supérieure in Paris, the Cahiers pour l’Analyse appeared in ten volumes between 1966 to 1969. The journal was conceived as a contribution to a philosophy based on the primacy of concepts and the rigor of logic and formalization, as opposed to lived experience or the interpretation of meaning. The Cahiers published landmark texts by the most influential thinkers of the day, including Derrida, Foucault, Irigaray, and Lacan, and were soon recognized as one of the most significant and innovative philosophical projects of the time.

The two volumes of Concept and Form offer the first systematic presentation and assessment of the Cahiers legacy in any language. The first volume translates a selection of original Cahiers texts.

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eoretical Training by Peter Hallward
JacquesAlain Miller Action of the Structure
JacquesAlain Miller Suture Elements of the Logic of the Signier
Serge Leclaire e Analyst in His Place?
JeanClaude Milner e Point of the Signier
Alain Badiou Mark and Lack
Alain Badiou Innitesimal Subversion
Alain Grosrichard An EighteenthCentury Psychological
François Regnault e ought of the Prince

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About the author (2012)

Peter Hallward teaches at the Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy at Kingston University, London. He is the author of several books including Absolutely Postcolonial, Badiou: A Subject to Truth, Out of This World: Deleuze and the Philosophy of Creation, and Damming the Flood.

Knox Peden is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Centre for the History of European Discourses at the University of Queensland

Alain Badiou teaches philosophy at the École normale supérieure and the Collège international de philosophie in Paris. In addition to several novels, plays and political essays, he has published a number of major philosophical works, including Theory of the Subject, Being and Event, Manifesto for Philosophy, and Gilles Deleuze. His recent books include The Meaning of Sarkozy, Ethics, Metapolitics, Polemics, The Communist Hypothesis, Five Lessons on Wagner, and Wittgenstein’s Anti-Philosophy.

Jacques-Alain Miller is Director of the Department of Psychoanalysis at the University of Paris VIII and editor of Lacan’s Seminars.

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