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.
16 books on the list
Latest Recommendations First
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
@nescio13 It’s an incredibly important book about standpoint epistemology! – source
The Undocumented Americans is a great book – source
@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
@SethCotlar @julianzelizer Oh yes, this is an essential book! – source
Outstanding review for one of the best and most important books I have read recently - @ruthbenghiat Strongmen – source
Also recommended byAsha Rangappa
The noise of life increasingly drowns out what is truly meaningful. If you are experiencing an increase in busyness without an increase in effectiveness, it’s time to discover intentional, life-transforming conversations. In What Do You Really, Really Want? Kevin Stebbings offers a coaching narrative that outlines a powerful model and actionable st...
@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
@ajoiarrara @sarahchurchwell The most useful book is also the classic Du Bois, Black Reconstruction. – source
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
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
Paper Minds by Jonathan Kramnick
Locking Up Our Own by James Forman Jr.
Stamped from the Beginning by Ibram X. Kendi
Naming and Necessity by Kripke
The Foundations of Arithmetic by Gottlob Frege