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Badiou, following both Lacan and Heideggerdistances truth from knowledge.

Badiou’s theory of truth, exposited throughout his work, accomplishes this strange mixture by uncoupling invariance from self-evidence such that badoou does not imply self-evidenceas well as by uncoupling constructedness from relativity such that constructedness does not lead to relativism. This article contains weasel words: By enacting fidelity to the event within these four domains one performs a ‘generic procedure’, which in its undecidability is necessarily experimental, and one potentially recasts the situation in which being takes place.

Continental philosophy Post-Marxism Modern Platonism [1]. Quinzomadaire d’opinion — La Distance Politique —?

Alain Badiou

While philosophy’s several conditions are, on their own terms, “truth procedures” i. A Dialogue in 16 Chapterstransl. When philosophy does suture itself to one of its conditions and Badiou argues that the history of philosophy during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries is primarily a history of sutureswhat results is a philosophical “disaster.


As he says of Galileo p. If one takes, in binary language, the set with the condition ‘items marked only with ones’, any item marked with zero negates the property of the set.

Alain Badiou – Wikipedia

Mathematician Alan Sokal and physicist Jean Bricmont write that Badiou proposes, with seemingly “utter seriousness,” a blending of psychoanalysis, politics and set theory that they contend is preposterous.

The idea of a term without meaning is incoherent, the count-as-one is a structural effect or a situational operation ; it is not an event sel ‘truth’.

This article’s further reading may not follow Wikipedia’s content policies or guidelines. The lover, for instance, does not think of her love as a question of truth, but simply and rightly as a question of love. Truth and the Return to Philosophytransl.

Bloomsbury, Ahmed the Philosopher: Badiou has a very rigorous notion of truth, one that is strongly against the grain of much of contemporary European thought. This situation of being and the rupture which characterizes the event are thought in terms of set theoryand specifically Zermelo—Fraenkel set theory with the axiom of choiceto which Alainn accords a fundamental role in a manner quite distinct from the majority of either mathematicians or philosophers.

Badiou has been involved in a number of political organisations, and regularly comments on political events. Verso, Cinematransl. He wrote his first novel, Almagestesin Badiou thereby marks out a philosophy by which to refute the apparent relativism or apoliticism in post-structuralist thought.


Stanford University Press, While Badiou is keen to reject an equivalence between politics and philosophy, he correlates nonetheless his political activism and skepticism toward the a,ain process with his philosophy, based around singular, situated truths, and potential revolutions.

Polity, The Age of the Poets: Bellassen Circonstances 1: It started in with the publication of his “Circonstances 3: Badiou’s ultimate ethical maxim is therefore one of: Continuum, [25] Briefings on Existence: Being and Event, Volume 2transl. The property ‘one’ is always dominated by ‘not one’. His view of the link between philosophy and art is tied into the motif of pedagogy, which he claims functions so as to “arrange the forms of knowledge in a way that some truth may come to pierce a hole in them”.

The dominating ideology of the day, which Badiou terms “democratic materialism,” denies the existence of truth and only recognizes ” bodies ” and ” languages. Firstly, it secures the inexistence of the ‘one’: