Andrey (azangru) wrote,
Andrey
azangru

The beginning of Rogan’s conversation with Jonathan Haidt where they talked about Boghossian’s hoax papers reminded me that the papers themselves, both published and not published, as well as the peer reviews they received, are available on Google Drive. They are fascinating in the sense that they are really expertly written. The articles are large; the argument is well developed; the text abounds with references to other articles. They look legit. Whoever wrote them has studied a fair share of those disciplines to then be able to faithfully reproduce their discourse. When Rogan says that these papers "are almost like an article from The Onion", it means he clearly hasn’t looked at them and hasn’t tried to read them.
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