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Philosophy for Militants
by Alain Badiou Translated by Bruno Bosteels
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96 pages / May 2015 / 9781781688694
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December 2012 / 9781844679874
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122 pages / November 2012 / 9781844679867

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A philosophical guidebook for the struggles to come
An urgent and provocative account of the modern “militant,” a transformative figure at the front line of emancipatory politics. Around the world, recent events have seen the creation of a radical phalanx comprising students, the young, workers and immigrants. It is Badiou’s contention that the politics of such militants should condition the tasks of philosophy, even as philosophy clarifies the truth of our political condition.

To resolve the conflicts between politics, philosophy and democracy, Badiou argues for a resurgent communism – returning to the original call for universal emancipation and organizing for militant struggle.

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“One of the most important philosophers writing today.”

“A figure like Plato or Hegel walks here among us!”

“An heir to Jean-Paul Sartre and Louis Althusser.”

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