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New book about Post-Truth

I'm hoping that folks might be interested in my new book POST-TRUTH (MIT Press, 2018), where I make a big nod in the direction of writing philosophy for a general audience. It's really troubled me that philosophers haven't taken a more active role these days in pushing back (and educating) the public about "truth" and "facts" now that these topics are in the news on a daily basis. Harry Frankfurt did us proud with ON BULLSHIT, but I feel that we may need a whole new category now with Trump.…

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Added by Lee McIntyre on March 8, 2018 at 8:58am — No Comments

New philosophy website devoted to "making philosophy matter"

I'd like to let everyone know about a new philosophy website called THE CRITIQUE, run by an energetic graduate student out of British Columbia, which is devoted to featuring philosophical work that can make a difference in public affairs. He did an excellent issue a few months back on police shootings and now has a new one on the vaccine "controversy," featuring four papers by philosophers (including one by me) that are accessible to the general public. He is looking for more readers but…

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Added by Lee McIntyre on September 14, 2015 at 10:34am — No Comments

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