Number and Numbers by Alain Badiou
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Number and Numbers
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Number and Numbers

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Number and Numbers by Alain Badiou

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The political regime of global capitalism reduces the world to an endless network of numbers within numbers, but how many of us really understand what numbers are? In Number and Numbers Badiou offers a philosophically penetrating account of the attempts made over the last century to define the special status of number.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780745638782
ISBN-10: 0745638783
Format: Hardback
(232mm x 152mm x 15mm)
Pages: 252
Imprint: Polity Press
Publisher: Polity Press
Publish Date: 18-Apr-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Alain Badiou

Alain Badiou is Professor of Philosophy at the Ecole Normale Superieure.

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