By Alain Badiou,Joseph Litvak
English-speaking readers will be shocked to benefit that Alain Badiou writes fiction and performs with his philosophical works and they are only as vital to knowing his better highbrow undertaking. In Ahmed the Philosopher, Badiou's so much interesting and available play, translated into English the following for the 1st time, readers are brought to Badiou's philosophy via a theatrical travel de strength that has met with a lot luck in France.
Ahmed the Philosopher provides its comedian hero, the "treacherous servant" Ahmed, as a seductively trenchant thinker whilst it casts philosophy itself as a comic book functionality. The comedy unfolds as a chain of classes, with every one "short play" or comic strip illuminating a special Badiousian thought. but Ahmed does greater than illustrate philosophical abstractions; he embodies and vivifies the theatrical and performative elements of philosophy, mobilizing a comic book power that exposes the vacancy and pomp of the area. via his instance, the viewers is moved to a residing engagement with philosophy, researching in it the ability to wreck during the limits of daily life.
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Ahmed the Philosopher: Thirty-Four Short Plays for Children and Everyone Else by Alain Badiou,Joseph Litvak