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Badiou's Being and event : a reader's guide

Author: Christopher Norris
Publisher: London ; New York : Continuum, ©2009.
Series: Continuum reader's guides.
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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 Badiou's complex and demanding work for  Read more...
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Norris, Christopher, 1947-
Badiou's Being and event.
London ; New York : Continuum, ©2009
(DLC) 2008045238
(OCoLC)277203977
Named Person: Alain Badiou; Alain Badiou
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Norris
ISBN: 9781441130020 1441130020 1282873865 9781282873865
OCLC Number: 676697358
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 316 pages).
Contents: Acknowledgements; Author's Note; 1. Context; 2. Overview of Themes; 3. Reading the Text; 4. Further Reading; Notes; Index.
Series Title: Continuum reader's guides.
Responsibility: Christopher Norris.

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Alain Badiou's "Being and Event" is one of the most original and significant work of French philosophy. It is the magnum opus of a thinker who is widely considered to have reshaped the character and  Read more...

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