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7. Existence / A. Nature of Existence / 3. Being / i. Deflating being

[denial that much of interest can be said about being]

7 ideas
Frege's logic showed that there is no concept of being [Frege, by Scruton]
Is being just referent of the verb 'to be'? [Marcus (Barcan)]
Before Being there is politics [Deleuze]
Ontology does not tell what there is; it is just a strange adventure [Deleuze, by May]
Being is a problem to be engaged, not solved, and needs a new mode of thinking [Deleuze, by May]
The modern view of Being comes when we reject numbers as merely successions of One [Badiou]
The primitive name of Being is the empty set; in a sense, only the empty set 'is' [Badiou]