M R. X. Dentith

Author of The Philosophy of Conspiracy Theories (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014) and editor of Taking Conspiracy Theories Seriously (Rowman and Littlefield, 2018), M is Aotearoa New Zealand’s pre-eminent expert on Romanian conspiracy theories, and was described by Joe Uscinski as one of the “most important social epistemologists studying conspiracy theories.” You can read more of their work here: https://philpeople.org/settings/matthew-dentith

Society
Mar 20, 2019

The Christchurch terrorism conspiracy theories are not just false. They're dangerous

No sooner had Police arrested the Christchurch shooter than the conspiracy theories were proliferating like pond scum. Those narratives are not just wrong, but dangerous and self-perpetuating. 

Read on.


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