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Title:On Bullshit
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  • Harry Potter a l'ecole des sorciers (limited boxed edition, in French of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone)
  • O miih in ljudeh
  • Anna and the French Kiss (Anna and the French Kiss, #1)
  • Geisha (French Language Edition)
  • In the Woods (Dublin Murder Squad, #1)
  • The Little Prince: A French/English Bilingual Reader (English and French Edition)
  • Frankenstein (Fiction, Poetry & Drama) (French Edition)
  • Le Portrait De Dorian Gray (French Edition)
  • Les Misrables (French Edition)
  • Si je reste
  • Coraline
  • Le Seigneur des Anneaux - 3 volumes (French Edition of The Lord of the Rings)
  • Le Cercle Litteraire Des Amateurs D'epluchures De Patates (French Edition)
  • The Not Even Once Club
  • Presentation Magic: Achieving Outstanding Business Presentations Using the Rules of Magic
  • The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business
  • Mad Cows
  • To Be a Slave
  • Voices in the Park
  • The Rabbit Listened

Harry Potter a l ecole des sorciers limited boxed edition in French of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer s Stone O mi ih in ljudeh Anna and the French Kiss Anna and the French Kiss Geisha French Language Edition In the Woods Dublin Murder Squad The Little Prince A French English Bilingual Reader English and French Edition Frankenstein Fiction Poetry Drama French Edition Le Portrait De Dorian Gray French Edition Les Mis rables French Edition Si je reste Coraline Le Seigneur des Anneaux volumes French Edition of The Lord of the Rings Le Cercle Litteraire Des Amateurs D epluchures De Patates French Edition The Not Even Once Club Presentation Magic Achieving Outstanding Business Presentations Using the Rules of Magic The Power of Habit Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business Mad Cows To Be a Slave Voices in the Park The Rabbit Listened

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A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER br br One of the most salient features of our culture is that there is so much bullshit Everyone knows this Each of us contributes his share But we tend to take the situation for granted Most people are rather confident of their ability to recognize bullshit and to avoid being taken in by it So the phenomenon has not aroused much deliberate concern We have no clear understanding of what bullshit is why there is so much of it or what functions it serves And we lack a conscientiously developed appreciation of what it means to us In other words as Harry Frankfurt writes we have no theory br br Frankfurt one of the world s most influential moral philosophers attempts to build such a theory here With his characteristic combination of philosophical acuity psychological insight and wry humor Frankfurt proceeds by exploring how bullshit and the related concept of humbug are distinct from lying He argues that bullshitters misrepresent themselves to their audience not as liars do that is by deliberately making false claims about what is true In fact bullshit need not be untrue at all br br Rather bullshitters seek to convey a certain impression of themselves without being concerned about whether anything at all is true They quietly change the rules governing their end of the conversation so that claims about truth and falsity are irrelevant Frankfurt concludes that although bullshit can take many innocent forms excessive indulgence in it can eventually undermine the practitioner s capacity to tell the truth in a way that lying does not Liars at least acknowledge that it matters what is true By virtue of this Frankfurt writes bullshit is a greater enemy of the truth than lies are On Bullshit books by Harry G. Frankfurt