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For Badiou the problem which the Greek tradition of philosophy has faced and never satisfactorily dealt with is that while beings themselves are plural, and thought in terms of multiplicity, being itself is thought to be singular; that is, it is thought in terms of the one.

Thursday, 15 November ; Location: Product details Paperback Publisher: Read more Read less. One does not necessarily need to refer to eloyio language to conceive of a ‘set of dominations’, which he refers to as the indiscernible set, or the generic set.

Alain Badiou

Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Because, according to Badiou, the axiom of foundation ‘founds’ all sets in the void, it ties all being to the historico-social situation of the multiplicities of de-centred sets — thereby effacing the positivity of subjective action, or an entirely ‘new’ occurrence.

This is why Badiou accords set theory the axioms of which he refers to as the “ideas of the multiple” such stature, and refers to mathematics as the very place of ontology: He wrote his first novel, Almagestesin His view of the link between philosophy and art is tied into the motif of pedagogy, which he claims functions so as to “arrange the forms of knowledge in a way that some truth may come to pierce a hole in them”.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. According to Aude Lancelin who moderated the discussion, “it came to an ideological confrontation of rare violence”. In line with his concept of the event, Badiou maintains, politics is not about politicians, but activism based on the present situation and the evental [ sic ] his translators’ neologism rupture.


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In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikiquote. The Communist Hypothesis pbk. Verso, Rhapsody for the Theatretransl. Polity, Mathematics of the Transcendental: While such knowledge is produced in the process of being faithful to a truth event, it should be noted that, for Badiou, knowledge, in the figure of the encyclopedia, always remains fragile, subject to what may yet be produced as faithful subjects of the event produce further knowledge.

August Learn how and when to remove this template message. Mathematician Alan Sokal and physicist Jean Bricmont write that Badiou proposes, with seemingly “utter seriousness,” a blending of psychoanalysis, politics and set theory that they contend is preposterous.

Figures of Postwar Philosophytransl.

A Short Treatise on Transitory Ontologytransl. Political Action and the Organisation Politique”. Verso, The Adventure of French Philosophytransl. December Learn how and when to alaun this template message.

The property ‘one’ is always dominated by ‘not one’. To count a set as one is to mention that set. Showing of 1 reviews. The Foundation of Universalism ; transl.

Alain Badiou – Wikipedia

Write a customer review. Several critics have questioned Badiou’s use of mathematics.

Only set theory allows one to conceive a ‘pure doctrine of the multiple’. On the Politics of Resistance” [ permanent dead link ]with Simon Critchley.

This article’s further reading may not follow Wikipedia’s content policies or guidelines. Set theory does not operate in terms of definite individual elements in groupings but only functions insofar as what belongs to a set is of the same relation as that set that is, another set too.

Badiou consistently maintains throughout ed work but most systematically in Manifesto for Philosophy that philosophy must avoid the temptation to suture itself ‘sew itself’, that is, to hand over its entire intellectual effort to any of these independent truth procedures.

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This results from the axiom of foundation — or the axiom of regularity — which enacts such a prohibition cf. Columbia University Press, Badiou and the Philosophers: So if one is to think of a set — for instance, the set of people, or humanity — as counting as one, the multiple elements which belong to that set are secured as one consistent concept humanitybut alai in terms of what does not belong to that set.

Please try again later. An Essay on the Understanding of Eviltransl. Truthfor Badiou, is a specifically philosophical category. However, he continues, the dominations themselves are, whilst being relative concepts, not necessarily intrinsic to language and constructible thought; rather one can axiomatically define a domination — in the terms of mathematical de, — as a set of conditions such that any condition outside the domination is dominated by at least one term inside the domination.

Firstly, it secures the inexistence of the ‘one’: Badiou thereby marks out a philosophy by which to refute the apparent relativism or apoliticism in post-structuralist thought.

Badiou argues for resurrecting the practice of communism. Retrieved 24 January Philosophy and the Idea of Communism. So too does love have this characteristic of becoming anew.

Archived from the original on 28 March These conditions are thought of in terms of domination, a domination being that which defines a set. How the being of laain such as ‘multiple’ does not contradict the non-being of the one can be understood by considering the multiple nature of terminology: Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.

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