Monday, March 13, 2017

#8-Peyton, Luke, Crews, Miller - Bullshit & Philosophy ed. by Gary Hardcastle










Quiz Questions:
1. What does Cohen argue bullshit is characterized by?
2. What is the third element of bullshit?
3. When does bullshit succeed?
4. Where does bullshit mainly lie according to Frankfurt?
5. What does semantics concern?
6. What does pragmatic mean?
7. What Philosopher is noted as specializing in semantics?
8.What was logical positivism?
9. Are logical positivism and contemporary anti-bullshit programs related?
10. Who is the main proponent of the first and second strategy of bullshit respectively?
11. What is the mechanism of bullshit mean?
Discussion:
Is bullshitting or lying a bigger problem today?