ALAIN BADIOU teaches philosophy at the Ecole normale superieure and the College international de philosophie in Paris. His recent books include Ethics; Metapolitics; Polemics; The Communist Hypothesis; Five Lessons on Wagner; and Wittgenstein's Antiphilosophy.
"One of the most important philosophers writing today." Joan Copjec "An heir to Jean-Paul Sartre and Louis Althusser." New Statesman "A figure like Plato or Hegel walks here among us!" Slavoj Zizek