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Conspiracy Theories and Rationality By Professor David Coady

http://www.onlineopinion.com.au/view.asp?article=6005   I have been interviewed by the media several times since my edited collection Conspiracy Theories: The Philosophical Debate came out. On each occasion the questions I was asked presupposed that conspiracy theories are invariably false and that the … Continue reading

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The schema and ideological belief system of Meta conspiracy theorists

Excerpt from the book, Who rules the world? An analysis of Conspiracy Theory By Tony Sobrado   Meta conspiracy theories are a form of ideology. They posit alternative political and social explanations to Governmental and social theory akin to the political … Continue reading

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Postmodernism is the genesis of Contemporary Conspiracy Theory By Tony Sobrado

Tony Sobrado writing for The Huffington Post http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/tony-sobrado/postmodernism-is-the-gene_b_967669.html Postmodernism as a broad intellectual, social and literary movement is hard to capture and define, not more so due to the deliberate wishes of the some of it protagonists for the paradigm … Continue reading

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Conspiracy Theory as Political Philosophy and Ideology – Reflections on a post 911 world By Tony Sobrado

Tony Sobrado’s Article in The Huffington Post http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/tony-sobrado/conspiracy-theory-as-poli_b_953732.html As any Philosopher of Science will tell you formal theories serve as explanations to observed phenomena, an association between the explanandum – the object of phenomena to be explained; and the explanans – the … Continue reading

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The problem faced by Conspiracy Theory By Tony Sobrado

Tony Sobrado writing for skepticalfreethought.com http://skepticfreethought.com/2011/08/the-problem-faced-by-conspiracy-theory/ As there are different types of philosophies so too are there different types of Conspiracy Theory. These range from simple one off events such as the assassination of JFK and 911 to historically entrenched conspiracy theories … Continue reading

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