Alain Badiou is René Descartes Chair and Professor of Philosophy at The European Graduate School and the author of numerous books, including Being and Event; Theory of the Subject; and Ethics: An Essay on the Understanding of Evil.
Bruno Bosteels is Professor in the Department of Latin American and Iberian Cultures and the Institute for Comparative Literature and Society at Columbia University.
Translator's Introduction 1
Can Politics Be Thought?
1. Destruction 40
2. Recomposition 70
Of an Obscure Disaster: On the End of the Truth of the State 111