[FOM] Badiou review:Number & Number

John Kadvany jkadvany at sbcglobal.net
Sun Jul 26 18:52:47 EDT 2009

FOM readers may find my review of Alain Badiou's Number and Numbers of
interest, at Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews.

I focus on Badiou's use of Conway's surreal numbers, ZF, and Badiou's
account of logic and number in Peano, Frege et al. I cast Badiou as
something of an anti-constructivist. The review is sympathetic but critical
from that foundational perspective. 

  John Kadvany

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