Saturday, December 12, 2009

humbug vs BS ?

Max Black's "prevalence of humbug"

Professor Black's work is cited in Harry Frankfurt's "on bullshit" from Amazon.
Google books has a preview here.   You might just sit in the B&N and read it through - it's not that many pages, just don't spill coffee on it.

Harry was on the Daily Show -
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Harry G. Frankfurt

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After he published that one he went the other way "On Truth"

Another video from google -

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