More Than Two Eyes
Badiou talks about how it’s important for a philosopher to also be a lover (as well as an activist, artist and scientist). For Badiou, love is a condition of philosophy. Love is a quest for truth, i.e., a being-in-the-world that is lived by the two instead of by the one. The scene of the two drastically alters Dasein’s disclosure (truth) of beings.
Love is a new clearing. Badiou explains how his position on love differs from Levinas’ position on it (the encounter of the Other is not the experience of the Other). Love is an existential project — it concerns one’s being-in-the-world.