This week our featured book is Jacques Lacan, Past and Present: A Dialogue, by Alain Badiou and Élisabeth Roudinesco. Today, we are taking a look back at previous works by both Alain Badiou and Élisabeth Roudinesco. We have excerpts from Badiou’s Plato’s Republic: A Dialogue in 16 Chapters and Roudinesco’s Why Psychoanalysis?.
And don’t forget to enter our book giveaway for a chance to win a free copy of Jacques Lacan, Past and Present!
“What Is a Philosopher?”
From Plato’s Republic: A Dialogue in 16 Chapters
“The Defeat of the Subject”