Thinking Education through Alain Badiou

Thinking Education through Alain Badiou

Editor(s): Kent den Heyer

Published Online: 24 AUG 2010 01:17AM EST

Print ISBN: 9781444337426

Online ISBN: 9781444391527

DOI: 10.1002/9781444391527

Series Editor(s): Michael A. Peters

About this Book

Thinking Education Through Alain Badiou represents the first collection to explore the educational implications of French philosopher Alain Badiou's challenge to contemporary philosophical orthodoxy put forth in his 1993 work, Ethics: An Essay on the Understanding of Evil.

  • Represents the first collection of work in education to grapple with what Alain Badiou might mean for the enterprise of schooling
  • Takes up Badiou's challenge to contemporary and conventional Anglo-American doxa
  • Includes original essays by experts in several different educational fields

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