Meillassoux: Philosophy in the Making

Meillassoux: Philosophy in the Making

by Graham Harman
     
 

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Quentin Meillassoux has been described as the most rapidly prominent French philosopher in the Anglophone world since Jacques Derrida in the 1960s. With the publication of After Finitude (2006), this daring protege of Alain Badiou became one of the world's most visible younger thinkers. In this book, his fellow Speculative Realist, Graham Harman, assesses

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Quentin Meillassoux has been described as the most rapidly prominent French philosopher in the Anglophone world since Jacques Derrida in the 1960s. With the publication of After Finitude (2006), this daring protege of Alain Badiou became one of the world's most visible younger thinkers. In this book, his fellow Speculative Realist, Graham Harman, assesses Meillassoux's publications in English so far. Also included are an insightful interview with Meillassoux and first-time translations of excerpts from L'Inexistence divine (The Divine Inexistence), his famous but still unpublished major book.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780748640799
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
Publication date:
08/30/2011
Series:
Speculative Realism Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Graham Harman is Professor of Philosophy at the American University in Cairo.

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