Barion Pixel
Words are deeds.”

Cart content

Checkout

Total price:

New books Atlantisz books All books in shop Our recommendation Customers favorite Discount Books

Check out our latest books

The Adventure of French Philosophy

The Adventure of French Philosophy
Cover: Fűzött
ISBN: 9781788736534
Size: 140*209
Weight: 2380 g
Page no.: 320
Publish year: 2022
-10%
7 840 Ft
7 056 Ft
Add to cart
In stock
Discounted prices are valid only for orders placed through our webshop.

The Adventure of French Philosophy

Over forty years of French philosophy through the eyes of its greatest living exponent.

The Adventure of French Philosophy is essential reading for anyone interested in what Badiou calls the “French moment” in contemporary thought.

Badiou explores the exceptionally rich and varied world of French philosophy in a number of groundbreaking essays, published here for the first time in English or in a revised translation. Included are the often-quoted review of Louis Althusser’s canonical works For Marx and Reading Capital and the scathing critique of “potato fascism” in Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari’s A Thousand Plateaus. There are also talks on Michel Foucault and Jean-Luc Nancy, and reviews of the work of Jean-François Lyotard and Barbara Cassin, notable points of interest on an expansive tour of modern French thought.

Guided by a small set of fundamental questions concerning the nature of being, the event, the subject, and truth, Badiou pushes to an extreme the polemical force of his thinking. Against the formless continuum of life, he posits the need for radical discontinuity; against the false modesty of finitude, he pleads for the mathematical infinity of everyday situations; against the various returns to Kant, he argues for the persistence of the Hegelian dialectic; and against the lure of ultraleftism, his texts from the 1970s vindicate the role of Maoism as a driving force behind the communist Idea.

Publisher: Verso
Category: Filozófia, New books




Author's other books Full list

Related books

Face a Gaia

10%6 183 Ft6 870 Ft

Add to cart
This site uses cookies to improve your user experience. Details Accept