Foreword: Alain Badiou
Alain Badiou teaches philosophy at the École normale supérieure and the Collège international de philosophie in Paris. He is the author, most recently, of The Pornographic Age.
Contributions: Étienne Balibar
Étienne Balibar is Professor Emeritus of Moral and Political Philosophy at Université de Paris X-Nanterre; Distinguished Professor of Humanities at the University of California, Irvine; and Visiting Professor of French at Columbia University. His many books in English include Citizen Subject: Foundations for Philosophical Anthropology (Fordham, 2016), Violence and Civility: On the Limits of Political Philosophy (Columbia, 2016); Equaliberty: Political Essays (Duke, 2014); We, the People of Europe? Reflections on Transnational Citizenship (Princeton, 2003); Politics and the Other Scene (Verso, 2002); Masses, Classes, Ideas: Studies on Politics and Philosophy before and after Marx (Routledge, 1994), and two important co-authored books, Race, Nation, Class: Ambiguous Identities (with Immanuel Wallerstein; Verso, 1988) and Reading Capital: The Complete Edition (with Louis Althusser and others; Verso, 2016).
Contributions: Rosi Braidotti
Edited: Thomas Claviez
Thomas Claviez is Professor of Literary Theory at the University of Bern. He is the author of Aesthetics & Ethics: Otherness and Moral Imagination from Aristotle to Levinas and from ‘Uncle Tom's Cabin’ to ‘House Made of Dawn.’
Contributions: Drucilla Cornell
Drucilla Cornell is Professor of Political Science, Women’s and Gender Studies, and Comparative Literature at Rutgers University. She also teaches at Birkbeck College, University of London, and the University of Pretoria in South Africa.
Contributions: Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht
Edited: Viola Marchi
Viola Marchi is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Bern.
Contributions: Michael Naas
Michael Naas is Professor of Philosophy at DePaul University. His most recent books include The End of the World and Other Teachable Moments: Jacques Derrida’s Final Seminar (2015), Plato and the Invention of Life (2018), and Don DeLillo, American Original: Drugs, Weapons, Erotica, and Other Literary Contraband (2020).
Contributions: Cary Wolfe
Cary Wolfe is the Bruce and Elizabeth Dunlevie Professor of English at Rice University. He is author of Animal Rites: American Culture, the Discourse of Species, and Posthumanist Theory (University of Chicago Press, 2003) and Before the Law: Humans and Other Animals in a Biopolitical Frame (University of Chicago Press, 2012).
Contributions: Slavoj Žižek