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On Bullshit
Harry G. Frankfurt

Cloth | 2005 | $9.95 / £6.50
80 pp. | 4 x 6

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Video interview with Harry G. Frankfurt

Clip 1. What brought you, as a professional philosopher, to write about bullshit? (1:41)
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Clip 2. What is your theory of bullshit? What is bullshit? (:39)
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Clip 3. Do you find bullshitters actually more reprehensible than liars? (1:01)
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Clip 4. Is it difficult for you as a philosopher to deal with behavior so indifferent to your values? (1:14)
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Clip 5. Does bullshit require a kind of creativity or imagination that simple falsehood doesn't? (1:00)
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Clip 6. Is there more bullshit today than, say, 100 years ago, or ever before? (1:10)
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Clip 7. Are more highly educated people more likely to engage in bullshit? (:52)
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Clip 8. Can you give us any salient examples of bullshit today that we might be familiar with? (1:33)
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Clip 9. Can anything be done about bullshit, or is it just a universal human tendency? (1:08)
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Entire interview in one file (10:23)
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