Quotes by Alain Badiou

About Alain Badiou:

Alain Badiou is a French philosopher, formerly chair of Philosophy at the École Normale Supérieure (ENS) and founder of the faculty of Philosophy of the Université de Paris VIII with Gilles Deleuze, Michel Foucault and Jean-François Lyotard. Badiou has written about the concepts of being, truth and the subject in a way that, he claims, is neither postmodern nor simply a repetition of modernity. Politically, Badiou is committed to the far left, and to the communist tradition.

Author Bio

  • NameAlain Badiou
  • DescriptionFrench writer and philosopher
  • BornJanuary 17, 1937
  • CountryFrance
  • ProfessionPhilosopher; Novelist; Playwright