Non-Fiction Books:

Infinite Thought

Sorry, this product is not currently available to order

Here are some other products you might consider...

Infinite Thought

Truth and the Return of Philosophy



Customer rating

Click to share your rating 0 ratings (0.0/5.0 average) Thanks for your vote!

Share this product

Infinite Thought: Truth and the Return of Philosophy by Alain Badiou
Sorry, this product is not currently available to order


Influenced by Plato, Lucretius, Heidegger, Lacan and Deleuze, Badiou is a critic of both the analytical and the postmodern schools of thought. His work spans the range of philosophy, from ethics, to mathematics to science, psychoanalysis, politics and art. His writing is rigorous and startling and takes no prisoners. Infinite Thought brings together a representative selection, including a revealing interview, of the range of Alain Badiou's work, illustrating the power and diversity of his thought. The book is now regarded as The place to start to understand a philosopher who is doing no less than changing the way we think about the world. Edited and translated Oliver Feltham and Justin Clemens

Table of Contents

An introduction to Alain Badiou's philosophy; 1. Philosophy and desire; 2. Philosophy and truth; 3. Philosophy and politics; 4. Philosophy and psychoanalysis; 5. Philosophy and art; 6. Philosophy and cinema; 7. Philosophy and the 'death of communism'; 8. Philosophy and the 'war against terrorism'; 9. The definition of philosophy; 10. Ontology and politics: an interview with Alain Badiou; Index of names

Author Biography

Alain Badiou (1937-) is one of the most original and powerful voices in contemporary European thought. Part of the '68 generation of French philosophers, his work promises a radical renewal of philosophy. Oliver Feltham teaches literature and theatre at Ecole Massillon, Paris. Justin Clemens teaches at Deakin University, Australia.
Release date NZ
March 1st, 2005
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
New edition
Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd.
Product ID

Customer reviews

Nobody has reviewed this product yet. You could be the first!

Write a Review

Marketplace listings

There are no Marketplace listings available for this product currently.
Already own it? Create a free listing and pay just 9% commission when it sells!

Sell Yours Here

Help & options

  • If you think we've made a mistake or omitted details, please send us your feedback. Send Feedback
  • If you have a question or problem with this product, visit our Help section. Get Help
Filed under...

Buy this and earn 193 Banana Points