Saturday, August 18, 2012

Review of "Truth and Democracy"

At "Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews", Christopher Robichaud (Harvard) reviews "Truth and Democracy" (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2012) edited by Jeremy Elkins and Andrew Norris:

Review: "Truth and Democracy"

See my previous post on "Truth and Democracy" here (with links to some of the essays, including David Estlund's "The Truth in Political Liberalism" [pdf]).

Christopher Robichaud is Lecturer in Ethics and Public Policy at Harvard Kennedy School. In spring 2012 Robichaud gave a course on "Ignorance, Lies, Hogwash and Humbug: The Value of Truth and Knowledge in Democracies" [pdf].

See also an interview with Christopher Robichaud: "Philosopher Christopher Robichaud on Truth and Knowledge in the American Political Context" (Matt Bieber's blog "The Wheat and Chaff", March 2012).

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