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Theories of Knowledge and Theories of Linguistic Representation in Parallel Outline 1

0. I have found myself turning my attention to literature and the philosophy of literature, more specifically to the literature that is the fictional narrative represented the short story and the novel and the philosophy thereof. This is one of … Continue reading

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Reading Alain Badiou’s Being and Event 6: The Thesis of the “Impasse” Which Is the “Reciprocity of The One and Being”

0. I thought it more than nearly time for me to return to the text itself of Badiou’s Being and Event. So return to it I will and to more particularly to the opening paragraph of the first chapter proper … Continue reading

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Reading Alain Badiou’s Being and Event 5: Pluth on the Subject of Ontology

0. For all too many weeks now I have been kept away from posting by an upwelling of a variety of matters needing attention, some taken on willingly and some, well, not so much. They have not, however, quite kept … Continue reading

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Reading Alain Badiou’s “Being and Event” 3: Badiou and the Thesis That Philosophy and Ontology are “Separate”

0. I devoted my August 1, 2013, post on Badiou, “Badiou and the Thesis That Philosophy Is Not Mathematics,” to an analysis of the following passage from Being and Event (p. 3): The initial thesis of my enterprise—on the basis of … Continue reading

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Reading Alain Badiou’s “Being and Event” 2: Badiou and the Thesis That Philosophy Is Not Mathematics

0. In my previous post, “Reading Alain Badiou’s “Being and Event”: An Introduction (Or Perhaps Not),” I began the task of cautiously determining, as best I could, just what the theses constituting the philosophy of Alain Badiou might be, a task … Continue reading

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Reading Alain Badiou’s “Being and Event” 1: An Introduction (Or Perhaps Not)

0. I have begun reading Alain Badiou, Being and Event, translated by Oliver Feltham (London and New York: Continuum International Publishing Group, 2005). One reason for my doing so is that, even though I earned a doctorate from (or at … Continue reading

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