Book , Print in English

In praise of love

Alain Badiou with Nicolas Truong ; translated by Peter Bush.
  • New York : New Press, 2012.
  • 104 pages ; 19 cm.
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Subjects
Genre
  • Interviews.
Summary
  • "Invoking a vibrant cast of thinkers, from Kierkegaard and de Beauvoir to Proust and Lacan, the world-renowned French philosopher urges us not to fear love but to see it as an adventure, a magnificent quest that ultimately leads us away from an obsession with the self"--P. [4] of cover.
Contents
  • Love under threat
  • Philosophers and love
  • The construction of love
  • The truth of love
  • Love and politics
  • Love and art
  • In conclusion.
ISBN
  • 9781595588777 (hbk.)
  • 1595588779 (hbk.)
Identifying numbers
  • LCCN: 2012035785
  • OCLC: 807025102
  • OCLC: 807025102