Category Archives: Alain Badiou

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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Books received – Rancière Now, Badiou, Burke, Bourdieu, TCS and An Introduction to Political Geography

Four books from Polity in recompense for review work; the new issue of TCS; and the second edition of An Introduction to Political Geography, which I endorsed.

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9 Critical Theory Books That Came Out in February from Critical-Theory.com

9 Critical Theory Books That Came Out in February from Critical-Theory.com – Althusser, Negri, Miller, Bartlett/Clemens/Roffe, Constantinou, Butler, Braun, Losurdo, Epstein.

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Badiou: the Althusserian Definition of Theory – audio recording

The audio recording of Badiou’s recent lecture ‘The Althusserian Definition of Theory’ is available here.

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Campbell and Sitze, Biopolitics: A Reader – introduction available online

This looks a useful resource – Timothy Campbell and Adam Sitze, Biopolitics; A Reader. The introduction is available online here. This anthology collects the texts that defined the concept of biopolitics, which has become so significant throughout the humanities and social … Continue reading

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The New Althusser – a possible TCS theme?

One of the ideas floated at yesterday’s Theory, Culture and Society board meeting was a theme issue on what might be called ‘the new Althusser’. Since his death, many previously unpublished writings have been published in France, with English translations following. … Continue reading

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