Diametros 50:97-117 (2016)

Abstract
The article analyses Alain Badiou`s philosophy from the point of view of his relation to postmodernity. Alain Badiou is a political activist, mathematician, writer, playwright and literary critic. However, above all, he is a philosopher of the totality who attempts to give a thoroughgoing explanation of the world. This is the sense in which he is an anti-postmodernist. His whole philosophy is directed against sophistry. Badiou consistently builds his own system in order to oppose it to the philosophy of the twentieth century. He does not engage in dogmatic criticism. He goes further and repeatedly finds inspiration in the postmodern thought. Although his philosophy is evidently opposed to it, his anti-postmodernity should be considered a synthetic attempt to exceed two competing traditions.
Keywords antyfilozofia  platoński gest  antyponowoczesność  multiplicity  Alain Badiou  antipostmodernity  the Platonic gesture  antihermeneutics  antyhermeneutyka  mnogość  antiphilosophy
Categories (categorize this paper)
DOI 10.13153/diam.50.2016.978
Options
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Request removal from index
Translate to english
Revision history

Download options

PhilArchive copy


Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy     Papers currently archived: 65,593
External links

Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
Through your library

References found in this work BETA

No references found.

Add more references

Citations of this work BETA

No citations found.

Add more citations

Similar books and articles

Verdades sem significado: ontologia, ética e política em Alain Badiou.Lucas Camarotti - 2011 - Cadernos de Ética E Filosofia Política 19:77-104.
Can Change Be Thought? A Dialogue with Alain Badiou.Bruno Bosteels - 2005 - In Gabriel Riera (ed.), Alain Badiou: Philosophy and its Conditions. State University of New York Press. pp. 237--262.
Philosophy, Sciences, Mathematics: Interview with Alain Badiou.Alain Badiou - 2006 - Collapse: Philosophical Research and Development 1:11-26.

Analytics

Added to PP index
2016-12-21

Total views
11 ( #835,487 of 2,462,056 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
2 ( #298,852 of 2,462,056 )

How can I increase my downloads?

Downloads

My notes