Manifesto for Philosophy

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SUNY Press, Jan 1, 1999 - Philosophy - 181 pages
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Contra those proclaiming the end of philosophy, Badiou aims to restore philosophical thought to the complete space of the truths that condition it.

 

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Contents

POSSIBILITY
27
CONDITIONS
33
MODERNITY
41
HEIDEGGER VIEWED AS COMMONPLACE
47
NIHILISM?
53
SUTURES
61
THE AGE OF POETS
69
EVENTS
79
GENERIC
103
THE RETURN OF PHILOSOPHY ITSELF
113
DEFINITION OF PHILOSOPHY1
141
CHAPTER NOTES
145
NOTES ON THE TRANSLATION
155
BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE RECENT PHILOSOPHICAL WRITINGS OF ALAIN BADIOU
165
CONTRIBUTORS
169
INDEX
171

QUESTIONS
89
PLATONIC GESTURE
97

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About the author (1999)

Alain Badiou is Professor of Philosophy at Université Paris 8—“Vincennes at Saint-Denis,” Saint-Denis, France. He is also Conference Director at the Collège International de Philosophie in Paris. He has published extensively and his books include Théorie du sujet, Peut-on penser la politique? and Casser en duex l’histoire du monde? among others.

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