Alain Badiou’s universalism:

Alain Badiou.

Identity Politics and Marxism.

If we could say that there is something radically different that distinguishes identity politics from the Marxist tradition, it is the total lack of universalism that is proper to Marxism.

Badiou and Universalism.

Why then does Badiou have a marked interest, not only politically but philosophically, in giving priority to the Marxist universal over the identitarian particular and the liberal individual?

Is there nonsense in Badiou's discourse?

We will always have those who are doomed to understand philosophy in a “scholarly” manner even if they have never been scholars.

Notes:

A useless clarification in one sense, though pertinent in another.

Alain Badiou.

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Ulysses Alvarez Laviada

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Genuine tragedies in the world are not conflicts between right and wrong. They are conflicts between two rights. Friedrich Hegel.