The Philosophy of Conspiracy Theories

Palgrave-Macmillan (2014)
Abstract
Conspiracy theories are a popular topic of conversation in everyday life but are often frowned upon in academic discussions. Looking at the recent spate of philosophical interest in conspiracy theories, The Philosophy of Conspiracy Theories looks at whether the assumption that belief in conspiracy theories is typically irrational is well founded.
Keywords conspiracy theories  social epistemology  inference to the best explanation
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