Category Archives: Alain Badiou

Books received (1) – Badiou, Stimilli, Eliade, Rosenberg & Westphal, Duby, Heidegger, Turner

Some books in recompense for review work for Bloomsbury, James Turner, Philology: The Forgotten Origins of the Modern Humanities and a second-hand copy of Georges Duby, The Three Orders.

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Books received – Lévi-Strauss, Wilcken, Mill, Rancière, Badiou, Salmon, Sirinelli

Some books bought recently for the Foucault work, related projects and J.S. Mill for teaching. I’m teaching the history of political thought again this year, and while I have most of the texts we’re using, didn’t have Mill’s Considerations on … Continue reading

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Alain Badiou – the film, directed by Gorav and Rohan Kalyan

Badiou – the film, directed by Gorav and Rohan Kalyan (more details here)

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Michele Lancione and Abdoumaliq Simone, David Harvey, Alain Badiou, Panagiotis Sotiris, William Davies and Angela Last on Covid-19

A few pieces by geographers, sociologists and philosophers – presented without commentary [Update: an updated list is available here – thanks to people for sending additional links. I’ll try to keep that page updated as I see more] Michele Lancione and Abdoumaliq … Continue reading

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Marcelo Hoffman, Militant Acts: The Role of Investigations in Radical Political Struggles – SUNY Press, Jan 2019

Marcelo Hoffman, Militant Acts: The Role of Investigations in Radical Political Struggles – SUNY Press, January 2019 Offers a history of the role of investigations in radical political struggles from the nineteenth century forward. Militant Acts presents a broad history … Continue reading

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Christopher Watkin, French Philosophy Today now in paperback

Christopher Watkin, French Philosophy Today: New Figures of the Human in Badiou, Meillassoux, Malabou, Serres and Latour is now available in paperback. Contemporary French philosophy is laying fresh claim to the human. Through a series of independent, simultaneous initiatives, arising in … Continue reading

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10 Critical Theory books from March 2017

A little late, but still a very useful roundup from Critical Theory: Pettifor, May, Adamczak, Grosz, Badiou & Cassin, Eyers, Bonneuil & Fressoz, Grusin, Grossman, and Ogden.

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Alain Badiou, No Limit – a report on his final seminar

Alain Badiou, No Limit – a report on his final seminar by Philip Douroux, translated at the Verso blog (French original here).

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11 Critical Theory books that came out in May 2016

Another roundup of recently published books at Critical Theory – including my own Foucault’s Last Decade, but also recent books by Rancière, Bidet, Weeks, Sloterdijk, Badiou….

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11 Critical Theory books that came out in November

11 Critical Theory books that came out in November – another useful roundup at critical-theory.com. Butler, Evans, Goldsmith, Repo, Meiksins Wood, Badiou, Zaretsky, Zurn and Dilts, Negri, Llewelyn

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