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Author: Gary L Hardcastle; George A Reisch
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Open Court, ©2006.
Series: Popular culture and philosophy, v. 24.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Sixteen essays offer discussions, interpretations, and criticisms related to Harry G. Frankfurt's essay "On Bullshit" and other philosophical work on bullshit. Topics addressed include: the definition of bullshit; the ethics and epistemology of bullshit; and the role of bullshit in contemporary culture"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Named Person: Harry G Frankfurt; Harry G Frankfurt
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gary L Hardcastle; George A Reisch
ISBN: 0812696115 9780812696110
OCLC Number: 71004110
Description: xxiii, 272 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: On bullshitmania / George A. Reisch and Gary L. Hardcastle --
To shoot the bull? rethinking and responding to bullshit --
On letting it slide / Scott Kimbrough --
A defense of common sense / Consuelo Preti --
The pragmatics of bullshit, intelligently designed / George A. Reisch --
Bullshit and the foibles of the human mind, or : what the masters of the dark arts know / Kenneth A. Taylor --
Bullshit and personality / Sara Bernal --
Performing bullshit and the post-sincere condition / Alan Richardson --
The importance of being earnest : a pragmatic approach to bullshitting / Cornelis de Waal --
The bull by the horns : defining bullshit --
Deeper into bullshit / G.A. Cohen --
The unity of bullshit / Gary L. Hardcastle --
Raising the tone : definition, bullshit, and the definition of bullshit / Andrew Aberdein --
Different kinds and aspects of bullshit / Hans Maes and Katrien Schaubroeck --
It's all around us : bullshit in politics, science, education, and the law --
The republic of bullshit : on the dumbing-up of democracy / Mark Evans --
Political bullshit and the stoic story of self / Vanessa Neumann --
Bullshit at the interface of science and policy : global warming, toxic substances, and other pesky problems / Heather Douglas --
Rhetoric is not bullshit / David J. Tietge --
Just bullshit / Steve Fuller.
Series Title: Popular culture and philosophy, v. 24.
Responsibility: edited by Gary L. Hardcastle and George A. Reisch.

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"Sixteen essays offer discussions, interpretations, and criticisms related to Harry G. Frankfurt's essay "On Bullshit" and other philosophical work on bullshit. Topics addressed include: the definition of bullshit; the ethics and epistemology of bullshit; and the role of bullshit in contemporary culture"--Provided by publisher.
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