M R. X. Dentith is the author of The Philosophy of Conspiracy Theories (Palgrave, 2014), the first single author, book-length treatment of the epistemological issues surrounding belief in conspiracy theories. They are currently a Fellow in the Institute for Research in the Humanities (ICUB) at the University of Bucharest, where they are working on their own research project, ‘The Ethics of Investigation: When are we obliged to take conspiracy theories seriously?’