Jason Stanley

Jason Stanley is the Jacob Urowsky Professor of Philosophy at Yale University. Before coming to Yale in 2013, he was Distinguished Professor in the Department of Philosophy at Rutgers University. He has also been a Professor at the University of Michigan (2000-4) and Cornell University (1995-2000). His PhD was earned in 1995 at the Department of Linguistics and Philosophy at MIT (Robert Stalnaker, chair), and he received his BA from the State University of New York at Stony Brook in 1990. Professor Stanley’s last book is How Fascism Works: The Politics of Us and Them. His next book is on non-ideal philosophy of language, The Politics of Language, co-authored with David Beaver, and is completed and forthcoming with Princeton University Press in 2023.
Panel from Democracy Summit:
How Propaganda Works / Covering Undemocratic Institutions
"Truth is one of the core ideals of my discipline. In my writing, I don’t as much try to navigate it as attempt to faithfully adhere to it." -Source
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