Kenneth Reinhard explains Alain Badiou's "political theater"

The Incident at Antioch

This week Columbia University Press goes Badiou! Our featured books are The Incident at Antioch/L’Incident d’Antioche: A Tragedy in Three Acts / Tragédie en trois actes and Plato’s Republic by Alain Badiou, translated by Susan Spitzer with introductions by Kenneth Reinhard. Today, we have an excerpt from the introduction to The Incident at Antioch, in which Reinhard discusses Badiou’s under-appreciated literary side and puts The Incident at Antioch in context in the development of Badiou’s political and philosophical ideas.

The Incident at Antioch, by Alain Badiou by Columbia University Press

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