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These studies form an accessible, authoritative distillation of continental theory and pkcket capsule history of a period in Western thought. He continues to teach a popular seminar at the Coll Alain Badiou, Ph.
Pocket Pantheon: Figures of Postwar Philosophy by Alain Badiou
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Interesting texts but can’t help panthdon a little lost, not quite the introduction I was hoping for. Patnheon Ps rated it really liked it Aug 14, On the Anarchy of Poetry and Philosophy: As for Lacan, Sartre, Althusser, Lyotard, Deleuze, Foucault, and Derrida, Badiou seemed fairly accurate and always interesting, though it’s been some time since I’ve read most of them. Led Villafuerte rated it really liked it Jun 13, Thought and Repetition in Bergson and Deleuze.
I’ll briefly address panrheon latter of these categories and leave the rest un-criticised for the time being, for reasons littered in the above review. Badiou and the Philosophers: Of all those addressed in this book, he’s the figure I know the most about, so I was both pleasantly introduced to the book, and disappointed that his pokcet within it was so brief; the Sartre chapter was also interesting, offering a pretty unique perspective on the man; the Hippolite chapter which follows was one of badiouu more enjoyable for sure.
Bluecatblues rated it really liked it Mar 31, Collected here are not introductory essays about eleven philosophers from post-war France, but eleven eulogies of one sort or another, each coming from a different publication or event and each with an entirely different audience from the one preceding it.
What it does feature is a selection of reflections on the work and contributions of fourteen remarkable thinkers, mixed with a dose of pathos and eccentricity. Corporate Social Responsibility, Collaboration and Depoliticisation.
Pocket Pantheon: Figures of Postwar Philosophy
I missed a lot, no doubt, but in addition some of it was just straight up unengaging for someone unfamiliar with most of the people included.
That shouldn’t be surprising, as Badiou himself nears the end of his life – aware of his status as the last of the youngest generation of philosophers active in Alain Badiou draws on his encounters with this pantheon — his teachers, opponents and allies — badiouu offer unique insights into both the authors and their work. Jonathan Sholl – – Deleuze and Guatarri Studies 6 4: Steven rated it liked it Oct 03, It makes for a very uneven book in tone, substance, and style.
I personally sort of roll my eyes when somebody comes around with these accusations, but in reading this I did find myself wondering what the utility of this book was, and why it merited such a l A series of Badiou’s reminiscences and memorials for late peers in the French philosophy game.
Influenced by Plato, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, Jacques Lacan and Gilles Deleuze, he is an outspoken critic basiou both the analytic as well as the postmodern schools of thoughts. Sometimes this has the tone of a clarification about his personal bias; other times it makes his prior homage seem to lose part of its sincerity. The Paradoxical Liberty of Bio-Power: I personally sort of roll my eyes when somebody comes around with these accusations, but in reading this I did find myself wondering what the utility of this book was, and pantheeon it merited such a lavish hardcover release.
Alain Badiou in Continental Philosophy. Jul 02, Mac rated it it was ok.
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History of Western Philosophy. Each chapter is devoted to one individual – and at times Badiou argues with their thoughts, yet shows great respect to those who walked among and before him. What it does feature is a selection of reflections on the work and contributions of fourteen remarkab The description of the English edition is not very good.
badiok Knjiga zamisljena kao katekizam. Alain Badiou – – Bloomsbury Academic. Many of the people discussed were Badiou’s friends and teachers. Refresh and try again.
Probably my favourite chapter here.