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About Andrey Gordienko

Andrey Gordienko is a film scholar and philosopher formerly based in Kyiv, Ukraine, and currently residing in Los Angeles. He holds a PhD in Cinema and Media Studies from UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television, where he has taught a graduate seminar on contemporary film theory. His recent philosophical and political essays have appeared in SubStance, Paragraph, Continental Philosophy Review, and Sartre Studies International.
Latest Posts | By Andrey Gordienko
Pandemic Emergency and Philosophy’s Right to Truth
7 months ago

Pandemic Emergency and Philosophy’s Right to Truth

Events and Emergencies

In a recent text, Alain Badiou defines philosophy as “a meditation regarding the existence of truths that result from the event in a given situation of being.”[i] …
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The Epistemic State of Exception
11 months ago

The Epistemic State of Exception

Agamben’s “Configuration of Facts” and Foucault’s “Regime of Truth”

In “The Central Bankers’ Long COVID,” Fabio Vighi observes that the contemporary paradigm of government by crisis fosters a rhetoric of …
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Badiou and the Erasure of Political Frontiers
2 years ago

Badiou and the Erasure of Political Frontiers

Comprising two lectures delivered in November of 2016, Alain Badiou’s short book on Trump arrived in 2019, at the outset of the last election season. It is thus tempting to …
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