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The Paradoxical Liberty of Bio-Power: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Lists with This Book. I think there are points in which his views of the meaningful contributions of his former colleagues are very insightful, and would be helpful to anyone wanting to learn more about this generation of French philosophers.

Suffice to say that this is by no means an introduction panthoen the key figures of postwar philosophy; if it was, it would be appallingly French and – with the exception of the final chapter on Francoise Proust- male.

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I missed a lot, no doubt, but in addition some of it was just straight up unengaging for someone unfamiliar with most of the people included.

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Some of the pieces are really good. Bluecatblues rated it really liked it Mar 31, Brian rated it it was ok Apr 11, An Interview with Jean Birnbaum. Aug 29, Steve rated it really liked it Shelves: I personally sort of roll my eyes when somebody comes around with these accusations, but badiuo reading this I did find myself wondering what the utility of this book was, and why it merited such a lavish hardcover release.

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Pocket Pantheon by Alain Badiou

Sign in to use this feature. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The physical construction of this book is quite cool; it’s a small hardcover with an appearance not too dissimilar to a pocket bible, and best of all it actually does fit inside a regular pocket.

His philosophy seeks to expose and make sense of the potential of radical innovation revolution, invention, transfiguration in every situation.

All in all it would be difficult to recommend this book to anyone unless what I describe above genuinely intrigued you. Find it on Scholar. The Logic of Difference. Published July 21st by Verso first published February 28th What it does feature is a selection of reflections on the work and contributions of fourteen remarkable thinkers, mixed with a dose of pathos and eccentricity.

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Sometimes this has the tone of a clarification about his personal bias; other times it makes his prior homage seem to lose part of its sincerity. It’s neat to have, and well written, I love Badiou, but I sort of envisage the product being better served as a little pocket-paperback or even a series of PDFs on the Verso site.

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Philip rated it really liked it Nov 06, This is a beautifully designed and quirky book by French philosopher Alain Badiou. Prolegomena pnatheon a French-German Dialogue.

All French, all controversial, all uber-aware of the world that we live in – and this small handy book is sort of a podket bathtub book for me. In some cases, we have a five-to-ten page sketch, based mostly on personal stories and loosely connected to ideas. Podket comes across as particularly strange when he follows that immediately with some very grief-laden final dedication to mourning. Request removal from index. I appreciate that it’s built to last and to travel, so kudos to Verso for that.

Interesting texts but can’t help feeling a little lost, not quite the introduction I was hoping for.