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    Absoluta Cogitatio: Badiou, Deleuze, and the Equality of Powers in Spinoza
    Epoché: A Journal for the History of Philosophy 18 (1): 227-246. 2013.
    Alain Badiou’s relationship to the work of Baruch Spinoza is a complex one. Though Badiou admires Spinoza’s courageous pursuit of the more geometrico, he is ardently critical of Spinoza on a number of fundamental ontological issues. Because of this, Spinoza often has had to bear the brunt of Badiou’s theoretical attacks. But how successful is Badiou’s attack on Spinoza? In this paper, I aim to show that this attack fails by examining the critique of Spinoza that Badiou provides in his “Spinoza’s…Read more
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    Absoluta Cogitatio: Badiou, Deleuze, and the Equality of Powers in Spinoza
    Epoché: A Journal for the History of Philosophy 18 (1): 227-246. 2013.
    Alain Badiou’s relationship to the work of Baruch Spinoza is a complex one. Though Badiou admires Spinoza’s courageous pursuit of the more geometrico, he is ardently critical of Spinoza on a number of fundamental ontological issues. Because of this, Spinoza often has had to bear the brunt of Badiou’s theoretical attacks. But how successful is Badiou’s attack on Spinoza? In this paper, I aim to show that this attack fails by examining the critique of Spinoza that Badiou provides in his “Spinoza’s…Read more