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By George A. Reisch, Gary L. Hardcastle

Well known curiosity in bullshit — and its close to relative, truthiness — is at an all-time excessive, however the topic has a wealthy philosophical background, with Hobbes, Locke, Hume, and Kant all weighing in at the topic. the following, modern philosophers ponder bullshit from epistemological, moral, metaphysical, ancient, and political issues of view. Tackling questions together with what's bullshit, what does it do, is it a passing fad, and will it ever be eradicated, the ebook is a advisor and source for the various who locate bullshit worthy wondering.

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