Conspiracism – An Interview with Joe Uscinski (Miami)

M interviews Associate Professor Joe Uscinski of the University of Miami’s Political Science department. Joe is probably the political scientist working in the field of conspiracy theory theory, and is the editor of the new Oxford University Press book ‘Conspiracy theories and the people who believe them,’ of which M is a contributing author. In their wide-ranging discussion they talk about Joe’s new book, the state of research into conspiracy theory, QAnon, the salience of conspiracy theory to modern politics, and more.

Book review – Believing Weird Things (Bernard N. Wills)

I recently reviewed Bernard N. Wills new book “Believing Weird Things” for the Social Epistemology Review and Reply Collective, which you can read here.

Here’s a peak:

The first section of Believing Weird Things is, then, possibly the best defence of a kind of Fortean philosophy one could hope for. Yet that is also an unfair judgement, because thinking of Believing Weird Things as a Fortean text is just my imposition…