Yıl 2018, Cilt 8, Sayı 2, Sayfalar 471 - 489 2018-12-30

A Critical Evaluation of Alain Badiou's Philosophy of Event

Feyza Şule Güngör [1]

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Alain Badiou presents a radical alternative to contemporary philosophy with the Philosophy of Event and the understanding of truth connected with it. The basic assertion of the philosophy of event is to establish a new theory of truth and subject, different from the understanding of truth and subject of classical philosophy and postmodernism. Attempting to build a new style of philosophy, Badiou reformulated the concepts of being, truth, state, event, subject and loyalty according to his own system. The basic argument of Badiou's philosophy lies in the wide range of changes that he called event. The event happens with breaking the status quo over "the state" and breaking away from it; Badiou argues that truth can only be derived as a result of events occurring within the four areas that he named as genetic processes. The only four areas Philosophy can think about truth are science, art, politics and love. Philosophy is a plane that “captures” the truths produced in these four areas and thinks about the simultaneous coincidence of these truths. This study aims to analyze the basic concepts of Badiou's truth-oriented philosophy by comparing it with the postmodern orientations he opposed and to evaluate the radical alternative he introduced to the contemporary philosophy from a critical perspective. 

Alain Badiou, truth, event, state, loyalty, subject
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Yazar: Feyza Şule Güngör
Kurum: Necmettin Erbakan University
Ülke: Turkey


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APA Güngör, F . (2018). A Critical Evaluation of Alain Badiou's Philosophy of Event. Beytulhikme An International Journal of Philosophy, 8 (2), 471-489. DOI: 10.18491/beytulhikme.510496
MLA Güngör, F . "A Critical Evaluation of Alain Badiou's Philosophy of Event". Beytulhikme An International Journal of Philosophy 8 (2018): 471-489 <http://dergipark.gov.tr/beytulhikme/issue/42387/510496>
Chicago Güngör, F . "A Critical Evaluation of Alain Badiou's Philosophy of Event". Beytulhikme An International Journal of Philosophy 8 (2018): 471-489
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ISNAD Güngör, Feyza Şule . "A Critical Evaluation of Alain Badiou's Philosophy of Event". Beytulhikme An International Journal of Philosophy 8 / 2 (Aralık 2018): 471-489. http://dx.doi.org/10.18491/beytulhikme.510496