"'A significant book, one which one cannot fail to find staggering.' - Jean Francois-Lyotard 'One of the most important philosophers writing today.' - Joan Copjec 'A book of exceptional scope and rare courage of thought that tackles the whole of Philosophy, from Parmenides to Heidegger.' - Philippe Lacoue-Labarthe"
About the Author
Alain Badiou is one of France's most important contemporary philosophers. He teaches at the Ecole Normale Superieure and the College International de Philosophie in Paris.
Oliver Feltham, the translator, teaches literature and theatre at Ecole Massillon, Paris.