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www.egs.edu Alain Badiou, French philosopher, mathematician and author, talking about a positive form of the dialectical relation between the finite and infinite. In this lecture, Alain Badiou discusses the distinction between finite and infinite possibilities, immanent infinity as life potency, different types of infinity, and the complete separation between the infinite and the One in relationship to Plato, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, Alexandre Koyré, Auguste Comte, Georg Cantor, Baruch Spinoza, Friedrich Nietzsche and Gilles Deleuze focusing on being, existence, the One, immortality, physics, capitalism, humanity, equality, God, Christianity, affirmation and virtuality.Public open lecture for the students and faculty of the European Graduate School EGS Media and Communication Studies department program Saas-Fee Switzerland Europe. 2011. Alain Badiou. Alain Badiou (b. 1937, Rabat, Morocco) holds the Rene Descartes Chair at the European Graduate School. He studied at the École Normale Supérieure, to which he later returned, to become the Chair of the Philosophy Department. Alain Badiou has also taught at the University of Paris VIII (Vincennes-Saint Denis), and continues to do so at the Collège International de Philosophie. Badiou was one of the founding members of the Unified Socialist Party, which was particularly active in the struggle for the decolonization of Algeria. To this day, Badiou remains both a member of the Union des jeunesses communistes de France ...