Badiou's Being and Event: A Reader's Guide

Badiou s Being and Event A Reader s Guide Alain Badiou s Being and Event is the most original and significant work of French philosophy to have appeared in recent decades It is the magnum opus of a thinker who is widely considered to have re

  • Title: Badiou's Being and Event: A Reader's Guide
  • Author: Christopher Norris
  • ISBN: 9780826498298
  • Page: 496
  • Format: Paperback
  • Alain Badiou s Being and Event is the most original and significant work of French philosophy to have appeared in recent decades It is the magnum opus of a thinker who is widely considered to have re shaped the character and set new terms for the future development of philosophy in France and elsewhere This book has been written very much with a view to clarifying BadiouAlain Badiou s Being and Event is the most original and significant work of French philosophy to have appeared in recent decades It is the magnum opus of a thinker who is widely considered to have re shaped the character and set new terms for the future development of philosophy in France and elsewhere This book has been written very much with a view to clarifying Badiou s complex and demanding work for non specialist readers It offers guidance on philosophical and intellectual context, key themes, reading the text, reception and influence and further reading.

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    About “Christopher Norris

    • Christopher Norris

      As of 2007 he is Distinguished Research Professor in Philosophy at Cardiff University He completed his PhD in English at University College London in 1975, while Sir Frank Kermode served as the Lord Northcliffe Professor of modern English literature there.Until 1991 Norris taught in the Cardiff English Department He has also held fellowships and visiting appointments at a number of institutions, including the University of California, Berkeley, the City University of New York and Dartmouth College.He is one of the world s leading scholars on deconstruction, particularly in the work of Jacques Derrida He has written numerous books and papers on literary theory and continental philosophy Norris is now considered a philosopher in his own right 2003 s Life After Theory reference required featured an interview with Norris, placing him alongside Derrida as a significant contemporary.



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    • This was a really clear and helpful guide for getting into Badiou's "Being and Event". Norris' ability to situate Badiou's work alongside those of his contemporaries - in both the 'Analytic' and 'Continental' camps - really helps one get into the meat of the text.I only have two minor complaints: (1) the editing on this book was horrible and (2) Norris spends too much time valorizing Badiou in the book. To the former, there were numerous instances where things were spelled wrong and the formatti [...]


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