Badiou's 'Being and Event': A Reader's Guide

Badiou's 'Being and Event': A Reader's Guide

by Christopher Norris, Norris
     
 

Alain Badiou's Being and Event is the most original and significant work of French philosophy to have appeared in recent decades. It is the magnum opus of a thinker who is widely considered to have re-shaped the character and set new terms for the future development of philosophy in France and elsewhere. This book has been written very much with a view to

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Alain Badiou's Being and Event is the most original and significant work of French philosophy to have appeared in recent decades. It is the magnum opus of a thinker who is widely considered to have re-shaped the character and set new terms for the future development of philosophy in France and elsewhere. This book has been written very much with a view to clarifying Badiou's complex and demanding work for non-specialist readers. It offers guidance on philosophical and intellectual context, key themes, reading the text, reception and influence; and further reading.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826498298
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
07/24/2009
Series:
Reader's Guides Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
336
Sales rank:
1,389,230
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

Christopher Norris is the author of numerous books on aspects of philosophy, critical theory, and modern intellectual history. He is Distinguished Research Professor in Philosophy at the University of Cardiff and has taught at many universities in India, Australia, Spain, Germany, Canada, China, the US, and elsewhere.

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