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Badiou's Deleuze

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ISBN 9781844655090
Published November 30, 2011 by Routledge
240 Pages

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Book Description

Badiou's Deleuze presents the first thorough analysis of one of the most significant encounters in contemporary thought: Alain Badiou's summary interpretation and rejection of the philosophy of Gilles Deleuze. Badiou's reading of Deleuze is largely laid out in his provocative book, Deleuze: The Clamor of Being, a highly influential work of considerable power. Badiou's Deleuze presents a detailed examination of Badiou's reading and argues that, whilst it fails to do justice to the Deleuzean project, it invites us to reconsider what Deleuze's philosophy amounts to, and to reassess Deleuze's power to address the ultimate concerns of philosophy. Badiou's Deleuze analyses the differing metaphysics of two of the most influential of recent continental philosophers, whose divergent views have helped to shape much contemporary thought.

Table of Contents

1. The History of a Disjunctive Synthesis 2. Is Deleuze a Philosopher of the One? 3. Method 4. The Virtual 5. Truth and Time 6. The Event in Deleuze 7. Thought and the Subject 8. A Singular Palimpsest

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