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May 11, 2017
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JAAC x AFB DISCUSSION: HOLLIDAY ON THE PUZZLE OF FACTUAL PRAISE

Why do we care about certain facts but not others when we evaluate fiction? Why do some things need to be accurate, but others not? Today we’ll be discussing these issues in “The Puzzle of Factual Praise” by John Holliday available in … Continue reading

May 4, 2017
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UPCOMING JAAC x AFB DISCUSSION: HOLLIDAY ON THE PUZZLE OF FACTUAL PRAISE

Why do we care about certain facts but not others when we evaluate fiction? Why do some things need to be accurate, but others not? If you’re curious, come back in *one week* when we’ll be looking at “The Puzzle of Factual Praise” … Continue reading

January 2, 2014
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Interview with Philosopher-Poet Troy Jollimore

What follows is an interview with philosopher and poet Troy Jollimore. Troy is Professor of Philosophy at California State University, Chico. He is the author of Love’s Vision (Princeton University Press, 2011) and On Loyalty (Routledge, 2012) as well as over a dozen articles … Continue reading