I recently wrote an essay that seeks to convey some of the key ideas of Badiou as it pertains to the recent insurrections across the world. You can read the piece, "Badiou's Affirmation: Emancipatory Politics Today" which was written for the magazine Brev Spread. My focus is on how Badiou reformulates negation and its relation … Continue reading Some Brief Reflections on Badiou and Emancipatory Politics
The revolutionary subject, who defines its politics in terms of the lack of the system's structural excesses, is always caught between impatience and courage in Badiou's Theory of the Subject. We should not forget that Badiou is developing a subject outside of identity, class, and gender. Badiou presents two primary historical and structural versions of … Continue reading What is the Revolutionary Subject?