The Phenomenology of Spirit charts the development of consciousness as it rises from lowly common sense to the absolute. This passes through a series of transitions, and this essay takes a look at just one of them.
notes from CRMEP seminar delivered at Kingston University on 28 March 2011 – audio – draft transcript ARCHE v ARCHE The Greek term arche means both origin (hence “archeology”) and … Continue reading
Alain Badiou wrote a short piece for Le Monde last month on the revolutions in Egypt and Tunisia. It’s already been translated into English a couple of times (on the … Continue reading
Somewhat surprisingly given its prominence in the interpretation of Nietzsche’s work, the motif of eternal recurrence occurs explicitly only a few times in his published books: in certain passages and … Continue reading
[first published in Radical Philosophy 156, July/August 2009 – PDF] One of the more astonishing aspects of Alain Badiou’s philosophical position is that the key to what is most distinctive … Continue reading
The publication of Kant’s Critique of Pure Reason in 1781 is widely seen as inaugurating the era of modern philosophy. It is the first of Kant’s three great critiques. Together … Continue reading