True & Truthy

On Bullshit

In Michael Lynch’s book about Truth, which I mentioned back here, he mentions Harry Frankfurt’s paper “On Bullshit”. It has just been printed as a very short book. The paper was available on line here and elsewhere, but Frankfurt’s publisher – the Princeton University Press – has been asserting copyright. [Updated March 16/05; it was …

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Truth

This is a book review I wrote and published for Blogcritics. The book is True to Life, Why Truth Matters by Michael P. Lynch ( ISBN 0262122677). It’s not in the Library in Winnipeg, and it’s one of the few books I’ve bought lately. Michael P. Lynch teaches philosophy at the University of Connecticut. True …

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