Pocket Pantheon: Figures of Postwar Philosophy [Alain Badiou, David Macey] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Pocket Pantheon is an. Pocket Pantheon Figures of Postwar Philosophy. Alain Badiou. Pocket Pantheon is an invitation to engage with the greats of Western postwar though, such as. Pocket Pantheon is an invitation to engage with the greats of postwar Western thought, such as Lacan, Sartre and Foucault, in the company of one of today’s.
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Here’s the thing– as everyone knows, Verso has a little bit of a reputation for grubbing after money and riding a few cash-horses like Zizek and, I suppose Badiou in a way unbecoming of their leftist ethos.
Pocket Pantheon by Alain Badiou
Many of the people discussed were Badiou’s friends and teachers. Prolegomena to a French-German Dialogue. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.
Jean-Paul Sartre – – Routledge. That does still grate, and it is somewhat bafiou that there are no chapters at least on, say, De Beauvoir or Wittig. Charles Barthold – – Business Ethics: Return to Book Page. Dave Tinham rated it liked it Jan 09, The physical construction of this book is quite cool; it’s a small hardcover with an appearance not too dissimilar to a pocket bible, and best of all it actually does fit inside a regular pocket.
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Georges de Schrijver – – Peeters. French Philosophy Since Much of Badiou’s life has been shaped by his dedication to the consequences of the May revolt in Paris.
Mar 21, Ryan Farrow rated it it was ok Shelves: Sign in Create an account. What it does feature is a selection of reflections on the work and contributions of fourteen remarkab The description of the English edition is not very good.
Jack Yates rated it really liked it Aug 07, This entry has no external links. Giuseppe Bianco – – The European Legacy 16 7: Izvrsni tekstovi o autorima fre n ch theory.
Harlow rated it liked it Dec 27, The pieces on Althusser and Sartre are terrific. Whilst you’re unlikely to learn a great deal about Sarte or Derrida from what Badiou writes – unless you had a good grounding already – the book is actually pretty readable as an introduction to Badiou; he has rather more to say here about e.
In some cases, though, it has only whet my appetite for the work of the thinkers themselves. Ilse Ps rated it really liked it Aug 14, No trivia or quizzes yet.
It should also be said that, as little as you might glean from the text of the chapters themselves, there is enough here to pique interest in French philosophers who decidedly aren’t read much in Britain – if they are translated at all – and it’s worth reading it is, after all, quite cheap just for those moments of discovery. Collected here are not introductory essays about eleven philosophers from post-war France, but eleven eulogies pzntheon one pcket or another, each coming from a different publication or event and each with an entirely different audience from the one preceding it.
Peter rated it liked it Oct 17, Brian rated it it was ok Apr 11, His comments on these philosophers are interesting enough as philosophy, but also as history – as fragments of relationships which remind us that philosophy is a world as much as a field. The difficulty of each piece varies widely.
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There were about of the texts which yielded very little to me, a smattering that I understood but which bored me, and a handful that I would call positively experienced by myself. Much more personal and subjective then the rest, it was better off for it; finally the chapter on Borreil and his literature analyses actually makes oantheon the only philosopher here that I was not previously aware of that I subsequently am excited to delve deeper into. Alain Badiou in Continental Philosophy.
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