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Philosophy and the Idea of Communism: Alain Badiou in conversation with Peter EngelmannBy A. J. Bartlett, Alain Badiou, Alain Finkielkraut, Costas Douzinas, Cvjeticanin Srdjan, Justin Clemens, Peter Engelmann, Roberto Esposito, Robyn Marasco, Slavoj Žižek, Susan Spitzer
In a well-known text called The Communist Hypothesis, first published in 2007, the renowned philosopher Alain Badiou breathed fresh life into the idea of communism as an intellectual representation that provides a critical perspective on existing politics and offers a systemic alternative to capitalism...Philosophy in the PresentBy Alain Badiou, Alain Finkielkraut, Cvjeticanin Srdjan, Ian, Nicolas Truong, Oliver Feltham, Parker, Peter Engelmann, Peter Sloterdijk, Pierre Bourdieu, Slavoj, Slavoj Žižek, Susan Spitzer, Translated by Peter Bush, Žižek
Two controversial thinkers discuss a timeless but nonetheless urgent question should philosophy interfere in the worldNothing less than philosophy is at stake because, according to Badiou, philosophy is nothing but interference and commitment and will not be restrained by academic discipline...What Is a People?By Alain Badiou, Albert Schweitzer, Ansgar Beckermann, Cvjeticanin Srdjan, Georges Didi-Huberman, Hollis Phelps, Jacques Rancière, Judith Butler, Pierre Bourdieu, Sadri Khiari
What Is a People seeks to reclaim people as an effective political concept by revisiting its uses and abuses over time...