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Jason Stanley Appreciation Thread

Vasily

12 day(s) ago

Most of us know Jason Stanley through his seminal work in the philosophy of language and epistemology, but recently I've been reading his political work and in particular his work on propaganda, and I would submit that it is even deeper and more important. I thought I would open a thread where we could discuss his political work and evaluate its current and future impact. I think we should also discuss the important practical work he as done as well, in particular his work in support of women and minorities in the profession and the bravery he has shown in the face of constant death threats and harassment.

Gordon

12 day(s) ago

I bet your mama was a Cajun Queen

Gaston

12 day(s) ago

>his seminal work in the philosophy of language and epistemology

M Y S I D E S

Gaetano

12 day(s) ago

the bravery he has shown in the face of constant death threats

It's been constant I tell you, constant!

Nicholas

12 day(s) ago

How does he compare to Jacques Ellul?

Mordecai

12 day(s) ago

I'm not aware of any "seminal work" by Stanley.

He's better known for his semenal work with graduate students.

Francesco

12 day(s) ago

Yes, "semenal", I get it, nice job showing your immaturity with the locker room humour. But the fact remains that this hatred for Jason Stanley is motivated by racism, pure and simple. And it's truly hilarious that people even try to diminish his accomplishments in philosophy. He has deepened our understanding of context sensitivity more than anyone since Wittgenstein, and it is just pointless to dismiss the epistemology work of the person who invented subject sensitive invariantism.

Evelyn

12 day(s) ago

Racism? He’s a white guy.

Mark

12 day(s) ago

Jazz Tranley? Isn't he a woman?

Francesco

12 day(s) ago

"Racism? He’s a white guy."

He is married to a black woman and is the father of two black children and understands the black experience as well as anyone, and obviously the racists on this blog can tolerate neither his understanding of the black experience nor the positive things he has done to support racial justice in this country, and for that matter, around the world. You people are really showing your true colours here. I guess it's true what they say about this "blog."

R.R.

12 day(s) ago

Francesco: are you Jason Stanley?

Bonaventure

12 day(s) ago

He is married to a black woman

Francesco

Tranley married a black woman?

Samuel

12 day(s) ago

Francesco - whoever you are - nice trolling effort. Fairly subtle. But still, I call 'Troll' and hereby demand my $10 reward.

Edouard

12 day(s) ago

Pretty funny, but (a) sort of one-note and (b) almost certainly the result of procrastination. Either write something really searing or get back to work!

Gaston

12 day(s) ago

You think a white-black pairing automatically makes a black child? Why are you such a racist? Disgusting.

"Racism? He’s a white guy."

He is married to a black woman and is the father of two black children and understands the black experience as well as anyone, and obviously the racists on this blog can tolerate neither his understanding of the black experience nor the positive things he has done to support racial justice in this country, and for that matter, around the world. You people are really showing your true colours here. I guess it's true what they say about this "blog."

Francesco

Juliet

12 day(s) ago

Stanley is married to a black woman and that makes him black! It also makes him a woman! Why don't you shitlords understand?!

Boetius

12 day(s) ago

Jason Stanley invented the helicopter in 1955.

Adrienne

12 day(s) ago

This place is sad.

Gilbert

12 day(s) ago

"Racism? He’s a white guy."

He is married to a black woman and is the father of two black children and understands the black experience as well as anyone, and obviously the racists on this blog can tolerate neither his understanding of the black experience nor the positive things he has done to support racial justice in this country, and for that matter, around the world. You people are really showing your true colours here. I guess it's true what they say about this "blog."

Francesco

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Siddhartha

12 day(s) ago

This place is sad.

Adrienne

What is sadder: the sad place or the person who frequents the sad place knowing that it is sad?

Athanasius

12 day(s) ago

>HAHA IM GOING TO WRITE A PAPER ABOUT METEBLOG SO ITS OK THAT I LURK. HAHA CHECKMATE MATABROS

This place is sad.

Adrienne

What is sadder: the sad place or the person who frequents the sad place knowing that it is sad?

Siddhartha

Gwilyn

12 day(s) ago

Laidlow charmers stainfree, they all jenk in their mcginns, making searly phrases out of hanna hanna of a lot bareskin, keep em coming unless it's a bunch lance bins.

Anna

12 day(s) ago

IM GOING TO WRITE A PAPER ABOUT METEBLOG

OK that is officially the saddest thing ever. Except for the guy that hooked up with a philosopher and said it was the hottest sex he ever had. Maybe those are equally sad. Or maybe the saddest thing is being cucked in the CHE by Scratchy. I just don't know anymore.

Tasan

12 day(s) ago

Jason Stanley invented the helicopter in 1955.

Boetius

That is huge! Helicopters save lives!

I am grateful to Jason Stanley for inventing the helicopter!

Kumazawa

12 day(s) ago

Maybe it is time for us to all "simmer down" and read deeply from a little known text called "de Caelo." It pairs well with malbec and sriracha [bows gracioustly] +1

Rudjer

12 day(s) ago

I've been a fan and occasional participant on the metablogs since their inception and recoil at the SJW excesses of so many of my colleagues. Despite its occasional nuttiness, these places have been a breath of fresh air.

But there are limits. Criticize Jason Stanley all you want. But to quote a lyric from the Rolling Stones' "Brown Sugar" when discussing a man who is married to a Black African is straightforwardly racist, and should not be permitted even on this blog. The song is about rough sex between white people and black slaves.

I think that the blog/forum moderators should delete the comment quoting "Brown Sugar".

Rudjer

12 day(s) ago

Edit: the song is about white people violently sexually assaulting black slaves.

Arthur

12 day(s) ago

Stanley doesn't have a slave, does he? If so, that's really fucked up.

Isocrates

12 day(s) ago

I like how Stanley writes bullhit apologies for illiberal campus politics.

Xun

12 day(s) ago

Stanley doesn't have a slave, does he? If so, that's really fucked up.

Arthur

And that makes him a hypocrite. I don't mind the slavery as much as I do the hypocrisy.

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