Concept and Form, Volume 2: Interviews and essays on Cahiers pour l'Analyse

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Peter Hallward, Knox Peden
Verso Books, Dec 12, 2012 - Philosophy - 304 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 second volume is a collection of newly commissioned essays on the journal and substantial interviews with members of the editorial board.
 

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Contents

e Fate of the Concept by Knox Peden
1
François Regnault Structure and Subject
15
Patrice Maniglier Acting Out the Structure
25
Edward Baring Derrida LéviStrauss and the Cahiers pour lAnalyse Or How to Be a Good Structuralist
47
Knox Peden Foucault and the Subject of Method
69
e Work of the Letter in the MillerLeclaire Debate
89
Revisiting Lacans Science and Truth
105
Peter Hallward Badiou and the Logic of Interruption
123
An Interview with Étienne Balibar and Yves Duroux
169
An Interview with Yves Duroux
187
An Interview with François Regnault
203
An Interview with Alain Grosrichard
215
An Interview with JeanClaude Milner
229
An Interview with Jacques Bouveresse
245
An Interview with Jacques Rancière
259
An Interview with Alain Badiou
273

Slavoj Žižek Suture Forty Years Later
147

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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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