Alain Badiou, Number and Numbers, Robin Mackay (tr.), Polity, 2008, 240pp., $24.95 (pbk), ISBN 978-0745638799. Originally Le Nombre et les nombres, Editions du Seuil, 1990.

Alain Badiou is a well-known French philosopher. This is a review of a book written, along with other recently translated works, in the early 1990s. Badiou makes novel use of axiomatic set theory. You can read the article online at