Philosophia 47 (3):865-879 (2019)

Eldar Sarajlic
Borough of Manhattan Community College (CUNY)
This article argues that bullshit is not an offense against truth but against reason. It maintains that bullshit occurs when speakers intentionally assert vague premises to make listeners accept their conclusions. This redefinition, I suggest, has consequences on the moral appraisal of bullshit.
Keywords bullshit  truth  lies
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DOI 10.1007/s11406-018-9990-9
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