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I always (I think) name names here because it's hard to cite someone's arguments without naming them by name. But sometimes, I've noticed, one does hear the expression, "I won't name names here." I ran across an instance of this … Continue reading
My sense has always been that careful and honest editors can spot most straw men. But no. On this score, via Leiter, here is an entertaining case in point. The case is Gary Wills' negative review of Hubert Dreyfus and Sean Dorrance … Continue reading