Bertsch, Charlie, Tikkun
Infinite Commitment Alain Badiou, Infinite Thought: Truth and the Return of Philosophy Peter Hallward, editor, Think Again: Alain Badiou and the future of Philosophy. Both from Continuum Publishing, 2005
All too often, fame is the hand-maiden of hypocrisy. People make it big and renounce their youthful excesses. It happens to politicians. It happens to movie stars. And it happens to intellectuals. That's why France's philosopher of the moment Alain Badiou is so refreshing. Even when it would be easy for him to reject portions of his past, he refuses. Reflecting on the supposed "death of communism" in one of his recent essays collected in Infinite Thought, he recalls a political …
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Publication information: Article title: Infinite Commitment. Contributors: Bertsch, Charlie - Author. Magazine title: Tikkun. Volume: 20. Issue: 5 Publication date: September/October 2005. Page number: 72+. © 2002 Tikkun. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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