POC Blog

The random technotheolosophical blogging of Reid S. Monaghan

Being one who is philsophically interested...

…I had to buy this book – no offense intended by the language…but this is a real book written by a philosopher published by Princeton Univ Press. The product description is interesting to say the least. "On BS" by Harry G. Frankfurt Obviously the title is a take off of St. Augustine’s book "On Lying" We may not choose his words to describe this phenomenon, but we all know this phenomenon all too well. By God's grace may we not be those who intentionally falsify (liars) or ones who "quietly change the rules governing their end of the conversation so that claims about truth and falsity are irrelevant" (what Frankfurt is calling Bull Feces). Out