The True Life: A Plea for Corrupting the Young

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'I'm 79 years old. So why on earth should I concern myself with speaking about youth?' This is the question with which renowned French philosopher Alain Badiou begins his passionate plea to the young. Today young people, at least in the West, are on the brink of a new world. With the decline of old traditions, they now face more choices than ever before. Yet powerful forces are pushing them in dangerous directions, into the vortex of consumerism or into reactive forms of traditionalism. This is a time when young people must ...

The True Life: A Plea for Corrupting the Young 2017, Polity Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9781509514885

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