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Alain Badiou: Sometimes, we are eternal

Alain Badiou, Sometimes, we are eternal (English edition, Publication date: December 1st, 2018)

The title of the book evokes Badiou’s rephrasing of a famous quote by Baruch Spinoza: we are eternal, but only sometimes, and this “sometimes” marks the temporality of an event. The book, grounded in intensive scholarly discussions at Alain Badiou’s workshops organized at Columbia and Princeton Universities in the Fall 2017, is a great investigation of the three subsequent volumes of Being and Event.

Includes contributions by Alain Badiou, Kenneth Reinhardt (Alain Badiou’s Fundamental Philosophy), and Jana Berankova (Sometimes, we are eternal… The attributes of the absolute and Alain Badiou’s polemics with Spinoza)