Jason Stanley is an American philosopher who is the Jacob Urowsky Professor of Philosophy at Yale University. He is best known for his contributions to philosophy of language and epistemology, which often draw upon and influence other fields, including linguistics and cognitive science.
13 books on the list
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Fascist lying is by now a crowded field - with @FinchelsteinF excellent book and a number of articles. But kudos to @TimothyDSnyder for recognizing the importance in particular of the concept of the Big Lie for the current moment with “election fraud.” Masterful @nytimes piece – source
Jason StanleyJan 10, 2021
@nescio13 It’s an incredibly important book about standpoint epistemology! – source
Jason StanleyDec 28, 2020
The Undocumented Americans is a great book – source
Jason StanleyDec 17, 2020
@NickClairmont1 I’m sorry. I’m giving you historical facts. Whitman’s book is a work of history, based on archives. The Nuremberg laws draw on anti-miscegenation laws. These facts do not absolve Germany of culpability (as would be clear if you knew my writings in the German press). – source
Jason StanleyDec 07, 2020
@SethCotlar @julianzelizer Oh yes, this is an essential book! – source
Jason StanleyNov 28, 2020
Outstanding review for one of the best and most important books I have read recently - @ruthbenghiat Strongmen – source
Jason StanleyNov 26, 2020
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@BryanPickel Wow! I am so happy to hear this. These two books are huge influences on me, and when I was stuck in like 2013 and people were telling me I had left philosophy because I was thinking about propaganda and ideology, Stebbing was my inspiration. – source
Jason StanleyOct 14, 2020
@ajoiarrara @sarahchurchwell The most useful book is also the classic Du Bois, Black Reconstruction. – source
Jason StanleyOct 14, 2020
This is an incredible book by @milleridriss that I found impossible to put down. Miller-Idriss has put it together here; the actors, the methods, and the history. I can’t wait to be in conversation with her on November 10 for Labyrinth Books – source
Jason StanleyOct 11, 2020
Women and other oppressed and deprived people sometimes collude with the forces that perpetuate injustice against them. Women's acceptance of their lesser claim on household resources like food, their positive attitudes toward clitoridectemy and infibulations, their acquiescence to violence at the hands of their husbands, and their sometimes fatali...
I'm a huge fan of Serene Khader, whose book Adaptive Preferences and Women's Empowerment I recommend to everyone I can. Very much looking forward to Khader's newest work. – source
Jason StanleyDec 20, 2018
How do poems and novels create a sense of mind? What does literary criticism say in conversation with other disciplines that addresses problems of consciousness? In Paper Minds, Jonathan Kramnick takes up these vital questions, exploring the relations between mind and environment, the literary forms that uncover such associations, and the various f...
"If I had to pick one recent book to recommend to someone curious about what good work in literary studies looks like, I would pick this." - Michael Clune reviews Jonathan Kramnick's *Paper Minds* – source
Jason StanleyDec 12, 2018
Locking Up Our Own by James Forman Jr.
Stamped from the Beginning by Ibram X. Kendi