I forgot to post this earlier; Lee Basham and I penned an open letter/response to a piece in Le Monde which called for a crackdown on conspiracy theories and conspiracy theorising. You can read it here.
About Matthew Dentith
Author of "The Philosophy of Conspiracy Theories" (Palgrave Macmillan), Matthew Dentith wrote his PhD on epistemic issues surrounding belief in conspiracy theories. He is a frequent media commentator on the weird and the wonderful, both locally and internationally. On occasion he can be caught dreaming about wax lions but, mostly, it is rumoured he works for elements of the New World Order.All posts by Matthew