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EPISODE #50

AIRED: 07-27-2015

On this episode New Zealand-based philosopher Matthew R. X. Dentith interviews James Tracy on his podcast, The Podcaster’s Guide to the Conspiracy. The two discuss false flag terror and the uses and origins of the “conspiracy theory” term in modern public discourse.

Matthew is a self-described “conspiracy theory theorist” who wrote his doctoral dissertation on conspiracy theories. In that work and his new book he breaks from the commonplace disparagement of “conspiracy theorists,” arguing in part that engaging with and thinking seriously about political conspiracies would likely contribute to a much more vibrant political discourse than what is observable today.

Matthew teaches courses in political philosophy and critical thinking, is the author of the book, The Philosophy of Conspiracy Theories (Palgrave Macmillan 2014). In addition to hosting his podcast, he blogs at all-embracing.episto.org/

website: all-embracing.episto.org

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