Alain Badiou. Infinity and Set Theory: How To Begin With The Void. 2011

source: European Graduate School       2012年1月2日
http://www.egs.edu Alain Badiou, French philosopher, mathematician and author, talking about the relationship between the finite and infinite in the context of set theory. In this lecture, Alain Badiou recapitulates the struggle between reactive classicism and reactive romanticism, new humanism, grace and immanent life and goes on to discuss set theory and the paradox of beginning with nothing in relationship to Plato, René Descartes, Georg Cantor, Baruch Spinoza, Friedrich Nietzsche and Gilles Deleuze focusing on being, existence, the One, affirmation, subjectivity, the trace, the void, absolute beginning, the empty set, indeterminacy and omega. Public open lecture for the students and faculty of the European Graduate School EGS Media and Communication Studies department program Saas-Fee Switzerland Europe. 2011. Alain Badiou.

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