Alain Badiou. Wittgenstein’s Antiphilosophy. trans. Bruno Bosteels. London, UK: Verso, 2011 [Book review]

2017-05-22T05:53:36Z (GMT) by Catherine Ryan
Alain Badiou is arguably the most widely read living French philosopher, which means that an increasing number of his texts are coming into English translation. Wittgenstein’s Antiphilosophy (WA) is not a major work of his, like Being and Event or Logics of Worlds, that elaborates his own philosophical project. It is, rather, a brief, compressed treatment of a figure who would be contemptuous towards Badiou’s conception of philosophy, and yet who serves as an important interlocutor for it.

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