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God, the State, and Revolution

Carl A. Raschke

in Force of God: Political Theology and the Crisis of Liberal Democracy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231173841
eISBN:
9780231539623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231173841.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Both insurrection and resurrection derive from the same Latin root through which we obtain the word surge. It is the power of resurrection that eventually decides the minute of insurrection. A ... More


Badiou and Cinema

Alex Ling

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641130
eISBN:
9780748652631
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641130.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book offers an in-depth examination of cinema and its philosophical significance. It employs the philosophy of Alain Badiou to answer the question central to all serious film scholarship – ... More


Badiou and Plato: An Education by Truths

A J Bartlett

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748643752
eISBN:
9780748652655
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748643752.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book is an interrogation of Plato's entire work using the concepts and categories of Alain Badiou. It critically addresses and draw consequences from Badiou's claim that his work is a ‘Platonism ... More


Post-Foundational Political Thought: Political Difference in Nancy, Lefort, Badiou and Laclau

Oliver Marchart

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748624973
eISBN:
9780748672066
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624973.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book, a wide-ranging overview of the emergence of post-foundationalism and a survey of the work of its key contemporary exponents, presents the first systematic coverage of the conceptual ... More


Badiou and Deleuze Read Literature

Jean-Jacques Lecercle

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638000
eISBN:
9780748652648
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638000.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Why do philosophers read literature? How do they read it? And to what extent does their philosophy derive from their reading of literature? Anyone who has read contemporary European philosophers has ... More


Epilogue

A. J. Bartlett

in Badiou and Plato: An Education by Truths

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748643752
eISBN:
9780748652655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748643752.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter argues that Plato's singular difficulty in and by the constitution of the Republic was in maintaining this subversive and revolutionary education of the educators within the ... More


Introduction

Jean-Jacques Lecercle

in Badiou and Deleuze Read Literature

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638000
eISBN:
9780748652648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638000.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book focuses on Alain Badiou and Gilles Deleuze's reading of literature. It suggests that literature plays a crucial role in the contents of philosophers' respective positions and attempts to ... More


Conclusion: The Future of an Illusion

Alex Ling

in Badiou and Cinema

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641130
eISBN:
9780748652631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641130.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This concluding chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the relevance of Alain Badiou's philosophy for the analysis of cinema. It explains that of all the arts, cinema is without doubt the ... More


Coda: Universal Breath

Lisa Siraganian

in Modernism’s Other Work: The Art Object’s Political Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199796557
eISBN:
9780199932542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199796557.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The coda extends Olson’s and Baraka’s theories of breath and bodily incorporation from the previous chapter to quite different forms of contemporary writing, ranging from Native American Leslie ... More


The Drama of Ideas: Platonic Provocations in Theater and Philosophy

Martin Puchner

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199730322
eISBN:
9780199852796
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730322.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama

Most philosophy has rejected the theater, denouncing it as a place of illusion or moral decay; the theater in turn has rejected philosophy, insisting that drama deals in action, not ideas. ... More


Mallarme and the Politics of Literature: Sartre, Kristeva, Badiou, Rancière

Robert Boncardo

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474429528
eISBN:
9781474445092
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474429528.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Mallarmé and the Politics of Literature: Sartre, Kristeva, Badiou, Rancière recounts the radical readings of Mallarmé’s seminal poems by some of France’s most important 20th century thinkers. The ... More


History and Event: From Marxism to Contemporary French Theory

Nathan Coombs

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780748698998
eISBN:
9781474416047
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748698998.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book challenges the use of the terms 'history' and 'event' to register the shift from historical necessity in Marxism to contingent events in contemporary philosophy. It argues both classical ... More


The New Platonists

Martin Puchner

in The Drama of Ideas: Platonic Provocations in Theater and Philosophy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199730322
eISBN:
9780199852796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730322.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Drama

The influence of Plato on modern philosophy is immense. Through his dramatic writing, he is a constant reminder of the tangible, the personal, and the concrete. This chapter advocates a way of ... More


The Moment: Time and Rupture in Modern Thought

Heidrun Friese (ed.)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239567
eISBN:
9781846314179
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314179
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Modern philosophical thought has a manifold tradition of emphasizing ‘the moment’. ‘The moment’ demands questioning all-too-common notions of time, of past, present and future, uniqueness and ... More


Contemporary Russian Cinema: Symbols of a New Era

Vlad Strukov

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474407649
eISBN:
9781474422024
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474407649.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The study captures the emergence of a new cinematic sensibility and provides a relevant interpretative framework—the so-called symbolic mode. The concept is introduced to account for a particular ... More


Paul's Summons to Messianic Life: Political Theology and the Coming Awakening

L. Welborn

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231171311
eISBN:
9780231539159
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171311.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Taubes, Badiou, Agamben, Žižek, Reinhard, and Santner have found in the Apostle Paul's emphasis on neighbor-love a positive paradigm for politics. By reexamining Pauline eschatology, this text ... More


Philosophy, the Path of Most Resistance

John Ó Maoilearca

in All Thoughts Are Equal: Laruelle and Nonhuman Philosophy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816697342
eISBN:
9781452952291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816697342.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter explains why Laruelle thinks that philosophy is the very form of domination in thought by showing how a range of philosophers, from Locke and Kant through to Derrida, Deleuze, Badiou and ... More


Alain Badiou in Haifa: Their Entire Particular World

Aloni Udi

in What Does a Jew Want?: On Binationalism and Other Specters

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231157599
eISBN:
9780231527378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231157599.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

In this chapter, the author reflects on the time he spent with Alain Badiou in Haifa. Badiou came to Haifa with his son Oliver, whom he adopted with his ex-wife Cecile. When they arrived in Haifa, ... More


Disjunctive Synthesis

Jean-Jacques Lecercle

in Badiou and Deleuze Read Literature

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638000
eISBN:
9780748652648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638000.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter examines the exchange of insults between Alain Badiou and Gilles Deleuze during 1976, when the former was still a young lecturer at the philosophy department of the University of ... More


The Poetry of the Possible: Spontaneity, Modernism, and the Multitude

Joel Nickels

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676088
eISBN:
9781452947716
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676088.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book challenges the conventional image of modernism as a socially phobic formation, arguing that modernism’s abstractions and difficulties are ways of imagining unrealized powers of collective ... More


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