Alain Badiou teaches philosophy at the Ecole normale superieure and the College international de philosophie in Paris. In additional to several novels, plays and political essays, he has published a number of major philosophical works, including Theory of the Subject (1982), Being and Event (1988), Manifesto for Philosophy (1989), Conditions (1992) and Gilles Deleuze: The Clamour of Being (1997).
"Against the predominant fashion for anti- and post- philosophies, Ethics enacts a return to full-blown philosophy which strikes as a thunder into the morass of post-modernist sophisms and platitudes. ... A book that aims at he very heart of politically correct 'radical' intellectuals, undermining the foundations of their mode of life!" - Slavoj Zizek