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Alain Badiou

The Resurgence of the Leftist Public Intellectual

Daniel Tutt | Posted 01.16.2015 | Books
Daniel Tutt

What does critical theory tell us about the future of social struggles? Remzig Keucheyan's The Left Hemisphere: Mapping Critical Theory Today is wise to point to the central role that ecology and the ever-growing ecological crisis will play as a site of social antagonism and political conflict.

Modernist (R)evolution: Susanne Weirich's Homo Generated Ontology of the Eternal Return

Lisa Paul Streitfeld | Posted 09.03.2014 | Arts
Lisa Paul Streitfeld

In bidding farewell to the old, we make the way for the New... The Badiouian ontology of number discloses the source of a modernist epic narrative i...

Communists Meet Gangnam Style: Alain Badiou and Slavoj Žižek in South Korea

John R. Eperjesi | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
John R. Eperjesi

The irony of holding an event on communism and Marxism in Gangnam, the zone of gaudy consumerism made famous by Psy, was lost on no one. This irony was compounded by the fact that Gangnam is only 35 miles away from the DMZ.

Historical Experiences and Perception

Alon Ben-Meir | Posted 04.13.2013 | World
Alon Ben-Meir

Notwithstanding their traumatic historical experiences, neither the Israelis nor the Palestinians can or should use history to foreshadow the present requirements to make peace.