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Alain Badiou : l'hypothèse du contemporain

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June 7 through June 8,
10 a.m.- 6 p.m.

Ircam, salle Stravinsky
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Free entry, limited seats available.


For the 20th anniversary of the Mamuphi seminar (mathematics-music-philosophy), these encounters are dedicated to L’Immanence des vérités, the latest work by the philosopher Alain Badiou, and, more particularly, to his theory of “works-in-truth”. How are works distinguished from “waste” and, incidentally, “archives”? The final part of the work by Badiou formalizes an limitless alternative to the oppression of finality. These days in June gather together mathematicians, musicians, philosophers, and the author to formulate their own hypothesis in the shadow of their reading of the contemporary in the 21st century.

Yves André, Mirna Dzamonja, René Guitart, Michael Harris, Vladimir Tasic, Fernando Zalemea mathematics
Antoine Bonnet, Frank Madlener, François Nicolas music
Elie During, Nick Nesbitt, Alain Badiou philosophy

Organization: Yves André IMJ-PRG, CNRS, Frank Madlener IRCAM director, François Nicolas composer

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