Argumenta – Journal of Analytic Philosophy

 

Joining the Conspiracy [Special Issue]

Issue: Issue 6 • Author/s: Lee Basham
Topics: Epistemology, Ethics, Philosophy of language, Theoretical philosophy

Accompanying the accusation of malevolent political conspiracy is the accusation of cover-up of these conspiracies by leading institutions of public information; mass media and national law enforcement. A common response to this accusation is that these institutions of public information will reliably reveal such political conspiracies, not cover them up. Unfortunately, the best arguments for this hope are now widely recognized to fail. Further, cover-up does not require descending control of the media by conspirators. The problem is much more complex, one endemic to our information hierarchies. This includes the…

Book Reviews

Issue: Issue 4 • Author/s: Anna Elisabetta Galeotti, Samuel Iaquinto, Valerio Buonomo, Lee Basham
Topics: book reviews