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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. I try to explore that -- along with the path that leads from truth denial to authoritarianism -- in POST-TRUTH.


Lee McIntyre

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