Book review – Believing Weird Things (Bernard N. Wills)

I recently reviewed Bernard N. Wills new book “Believing Weird Things” for the Social Epistemology Review and Reply Collective, which you can read here.

Here’s a peak:

The first section of Believing Weird Things is, then, possibly the best defence of a kind of Fortean philosophy one could hope for. Yet that is also an unfair judgement, because thinking of Believing Weird Things as a Fortean text is just my imposition…

Conspiracism – Is conspiracy theory or conspiracy theorist a slur?

Welcome to episode 4, AKA “green screens are hard, yo!” in which I discuss work by Jovan Byford, Lance deHaven-Smith and David Coady on why we should not talk about conspiracy theories and conspiracy theorists (and why I think they are wrong).

Conspiracism – What is a conspiracy theory?

Episode 3 of “Conspiracism,” wherein I discuss what a conspiracy theory is, and how our definitions affect our conspiracy theory theories. If you want to play the “Conspiracism” drinking game, drink whenever I say “conspiracy theory theory” or “conspiracy theory theorist.” Not that I advise such foolishness…

Conspiracism – On the cost of the Routledge Handbook of Applied Epistemology

Conspiracism – What is a conspiracy?

My new web series – Conspiracism!

Hullo there!

So, I’ve been working on a new web series which deals with the academic perspective on conspiracy theory, and the first episode is available now!

If you enjoy “Conspiracism” why not help me make more such videos by contributing to my Patreon account. Making videos is fun but hard work, and it’s costly both in time and money to make these. As they say, every bit helps!

Be seeing you!