Badiou and the Political Condition (Critical Connections by Marios Constantinou

By Marios Constantinou

The essays during this quantity, together with a brand new piece through Badiou himself, mirror the formative traditions that form the historical past of his political concept. They intrude seriously and evaluation the current nation of Badiou's paintings, whereas additionally breaking new floor and developing new thresholds of political concept.

It incorporates a diversity of confirmed students and emerging theorists of the Badiou-effect, every one enticing with the serious query of 'how to transmit the exception politically, on the intersection of latest anti-imperial polemics and debates that strike on the middle of the post-modern situation (Lyotard), deconstruction (Derrida), psychoanalysis (Lacan--D%Zižek ), biopolitics (Hardt and Negri) and pedagogy (Rancière).

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