What Does the Word Materialism Mean Today?

International Symposium on Alain Badiou, Materialism, and Dialectics.

September, 5th, 2016, Academic Conference Center, Husova 4, Prague
Organizing Institutions: Department of Contemporary Continental Philosophy, Institute of Philosophy, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic

Materialism: video recordings

10.30 - 12.00 Materialism is Dead, Long Live Dialectics?

Frank Ruda: Materialism, Courage, and the Idea of Philosophy
Jana Beránková: Alain Badiou: Materialism of the Exception

13:30 – 15:30 Alain Badiou’s Constellations

Jelica Sumic Riha: Towards a Materialism of the Real: Badiou with Lacan
Nick Nesbitt: Cavailles-Althusser-Badiou: On the Logic and Theory of Politics?
Jana Glivická: Multiple Views on Multiples

15:45 – 17:45 New Materialism(s)?

Rado Riha: On the Materialism of the Idea
Michael Hauser: The Event as a Dynamic Latency: the Appearing Mediator between Badiou and Marx
Jiří Růžička: What is Left from Historical Materialism and What it Could Become? (Historical Materialism after Badiou)