Rereading the enlightenment, after (or against) the culture wars

Extract from Matthew Sharpe, The Other Enlightenment (Rowman & Littlefield, to appear Dec. 2022)

Bringing them the plague

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2016, the year of Brexit and the first ascent of Donald Trump, was also the year in which the term “post-truth” became a buzzword. Like all such half-popular, half-profound terms, “post-truth” is…

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Bringing them the plague

Freud's response on arrival in America, some Camus; blogs and essays (older style) on philosophy, psychology, culture and politics.