Tag: Jacques Vergès

Badiou’s Jurisprudence II: ‘We Have Become Simulacra’

As a follow-up to Badiou’s Jurisprudence: The Event of Law and The Law of The Event, Jose Rosales asks whether the alliance with Vergès is quite so straight-forward. If freedom, as Deleuze claims, is to engage in jurisprudence, do we not encounter a paradox in the alliance between Alain Badiou and Jacques Vergès? A paradox…

Badiou’s Jurisprudence: The Event of Law and The Law of The Event

Jose Rosales describes a Badiouean jurisprudence of rupture, by way of a conception of the event. In a lecture published in the Cardozo Law Review in 2008, Alain Badiou articulates his understanding of Being, Event, and Simulacrum in relationship to Logic and Law. With an incredible power of precision, Badiou reminds his audience of Aristotle’s…