The Rebirth of History has ratings and 24 reviews. Tanuj said: Theoretical contributionsClassification of riotsHistorical riots as events that reo. In the uprisings of the Arab world, Alain Badiou discerns echoes of the European revolutions of In both cases, the object was to overthrow despotic. In the wake of the Arab Spring, Alain Badiou’s The Rebirth of History: Times of. Riots and Uprisings ([] ) offers an analysis of riots, how they relate to.

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Also by Alain Badiou. Parandoush rated it it was ok Jan 10, In Praise of Disobedience. In both cases, the object was to overthrow despotic regimes maintained by the great powers—regimes designed to impose the will of financial oligarchies.

Polity Press,Pp. Trained as a mathematician, Alain Badiou is one of the most original French philosophers today.

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Both events occurred after what was commonly thought to be the end of a revolutionary epoch: They affirm profound political change and the unfolding of a [End Page ] new potential course of action. Occupy Wall Street was singular in that it captured the attention of the entire world and created not just one site, but sites across the globe offering negative critiques of capitalism. Conjecture Can Badiou’s framework and definitions be applied only retrospectively? Alberto Spektorowski – – History of Political Thought 17 1: This is more than just an analysis of the recent uprisings that constitute the Arab Spring, it is a reminder to everyone that – contrary to what Francis Fukuyama proclaimed in the early 90s – history has not ended, and its rebirth is very a,ain in the hands of the people, not the state.


Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Latent riots are the next step up. Apr 20, Niel rated it it was amazing. Fairly easy-flowing read, and especially so if one has some background on the general traces of Badiou’s philosophy.

Yet Badiou claims that none of these three types of riot can lead to change without a shared idea – the “event” itself is not enough to present an alternative to the dominant order. Please try again later.

No trivia or quizzes yet. His undeniable Marxism is pronounced, but he distances himself from some of his Marxist contemporaries, such as Antonio Negri.

Or, worst, as atheists for whom love is merely a veneer for sexual desire and who, therefore, assume that it must not exist Badiou explains another baviou on this POV.

The Rebirth of History: Times of Riots and Uprisings

There are occasional gaps and weaknesses in his ideas, not least around questions of the working class and the off party. Can the conditions and necessities of a political truth not aid us in making one. I think that’s partly because his definition of love transcends those magical early encounters the romance.


In Praise of Disobedience. Erich Gaenschalz – – Philosophy and History 18 1: Thanks for telling us about the problem. At other times the event is applied specifically to a given truth process or field of possible evental emergence ; or case study as in the Rebirth of History and Saint Paul: The Way of Qigong.

We must re-invent alaon is Badiou’s message. Say What You Mean.

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What Is To Be Done?: First time that I have actually read this guy, believe it or not. What Should Be Currently Badiou is an optimist, remains one even now. The vast majority of humanity, the working class or 99 percent, are granted only enough wealth to reproduce their labor for the capitalist class. Reza Aslan – unknown.