Introducing Alain Badiou -

Introducing Alain Badiou

A Graphic Guide

By Michael J. Kelly, Piero Piero



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The works of French philosopher Alain Badiou range from novels, poems, 'romanoperas' and popular political treatises to elaborate philosophical arguments engaging with mathematical theory. Throughout all of his writings, there is a staunch commitment to emancipatory politics and radical change through fidelity to what he calls the 'event' and its 'truth'. Badiou's famous, or infamous, philosophy of emancipation is faithful to the communist truth, the universal idea of a collective life, but he also claims that 'philosophy is always a biography of the philosopher'. Introducing Alain Badiou is an elegantly written and crisply illustrated guide to an essential contemporary thinker.

Product code: 9781848316652

ISBN 9781848316652
No. Of Pages 176
Dimensions (HxWxD in mm) H165xW120xS10
Series Graphic Guides
Publisher Icon Books
Compact Introducing guide to one of the most controversial and challenging French philosophers in contemporary philosophy.