Philosophers Don’t Think Much of Kanye West’s Philosophy

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Philosophers Don’t Think Much of Kanye West’s Philosophy

Quartz.com, 5.4.18

What does philosophy have that Kanye’s tweets lack? For one thing, philosophy is founded on clear logic and specific claims. Tweets such as the ones below lack the reasoning and originality to be truly philosophical, says Ian Olasov, philosophy graduate student at City University of New York and organizer of Brooklyn Public Philosophers, a forum where academic philosophers give lectures for a general audience.

Submitted on: MAY 4, 2018

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