A Bibliography of Work on and by Alain Badiou in English

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This bibliography presents a complete list of the work on and by Badiou currently available (as of 1/10/2006) in English. The bibliography separates the works by Badiou (further broken into the sub-sections: Books, Collections of Essays, and Essays and Interviews), from the 'Commentaries on Badiou's Work'.



MP Manifesto for Philosophy, trans. Norman Madarasz, Albany, State University of New York Press, 1999.

D Deleuze: The Clamor of Being, trans. Louise Burchill, Minneapolis, University of Minnesota Press, 2000.

E Ethics: An Essay on the Understanding of Evil, trans. Peter Hallward, London, Verso, 2001.

SP Saint Paul: The Foundation of Universalism, trans. Ray Brassier, Stanford, Stanford University Press, 2003.

BE Being and Event, trans. Oliver Feltham, London, Continuum, 2005.

M Metapolitics, trans. Jason Barker, London, Verso, 2005.

HI Handbook of Inaesthetics, trans. Alberto Toscano, Stanford, Stanford University Press, 2005.

TO Briefings On Existence: A Short Treatise on Transitory Ontology, trans. Norman Madarasz, Albany, State University of New York Press, 2006.

TC The Century, trans. Alberto Toscano, London, Polity, 2007 (forthcoming).


TS Theorie du subjet, Paris, Seuil, 1982.

LM Logiques des mondes: l'etre et l'evenement, 2, Paris, Seuil, 2006. (LOW)


IT Infinite Thought: Truth and the Return to Philosophy, ed. and trans. Justin Clemens and Oliver Feltham, London, Continuum, 2003.


'Philosophy and Desire', pp. 39-57.

'Philosophy and Truth, pp. 58-68.

'Philosophy and Politics, pp. 69-78.

'Philosophy and Psychoanalysis', pp. 79-90.

'Philosophy and Art, pp. 91-108 (from Conditions, Paris, Seuil, 1992, pp. 93-107).

'Philosophy and Cinema', pp. 109-125 (from L'Art du Cinema, no. 24,1999).

'Philosophy and the "Death of Communism"', pp. 126-140 (from D'un desastre obscur, Paris, Editions de L'Aube, 1998, pp. 7-25).

'Philosophy and the "War Against Terrorism ", pp. 141-164.

'The Definition of Philosophy, pp. 165-168 (from Conditions, Paris, Seuil, 1992, PP. 79-82).

'Ontology and Politics: An Interview with Alain Badiou', pp. 169-194.

OB On Beckett, ed. and trans. Alberto Toscano and Nina Power, Manchester, Clinamen, 2003.


'The Writing of the Generic, pp. 1-36 (from Conditions, Paris, Seuil, 1992, pp. 329-66).

'Tireless Desire, pp. 37-78 (from Beckett L'increvable desir, 1995).

'Being, Existence, Thought: Pose and Concept', pp. 79-112 (from Handbook of Inaesthesis, pp. 89-121).

'What Happens, pp. 113-18.

TW Theoretical Writings, ed. and trans. Ray Brassier and Alberto Toscano, London, Continuum Books, 2004.


'Mathematics and Philosophy: The Grand Style and the Little Style', pp. 3-20 (unpublished).

'Philosophy and Mathematics: Infinity and the End of Romanticism', pp. 21-38 (from Conditions, Paris, Seuil, 1992, pp. 157-78).

'The Question of Being Today, pp. 39-48 (from Briefings on Existence, pp. 33-44)

'Platonism and Mathematical Ontology', 49-58 (from Briefings on Existence, pp. 89-100).

'The Being of Number, pp. 59-65 (from Briefings on Existence, pp. 125-132).

'One, Multiple, Multiplicities', pp. 67-80 (from multitudes, 1, 2000, pp. 195-211).

'Spinoza's Closed Ontology', pp. 81-93 (from Briefings on Existence, pp. 73-88).

'The Event as Trans-Being, pp. 97-102 (revised and expanded version of an essay of the same title from Briefings on Existence, pp. 59-62).

'On Subtraction', pp. 103-17 (from Conditions, Paris, Seuil, 1992, pp. 179-95).

'Truth: Forcing and the Unnamable', pp. …


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