"Conspiracy Without the Theory" - A Live Broadcast with J. Russell Muirhead
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"Conspiracy Without the Theory”
How conspiratorial thinking is undermining democracy—and what can be done about it.
J. Russell Muirhead
Interim Director, Rockefeller Center
Chair, Department of Government
Robert Clements Professor of Democracy and Politics
Co-Director, Political Economy Project
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Event Link: https://dartmouth.zoom.us/j/504883025
Call-in Number: 646-558-8656
Meeting ID: 504 883 025
J. Russell Muirhead is the Robert Clements Professor of Democracy and Politics in the Government Department and the co-author of a recent book about the rise of conspiratorial thinking in American politics: A Lot of People Are Saying: The New Conspiracism and the Assault on Democracy (2019). His past publications include books on the place of partisanship in democratic citizenship (The Promise of Party in a Polarized Age, 2014) and on the moral meaning of work (Just Work, 2004).
Muirhead is co-founder of the Political Economy Project, which brings together faculty and students from a variety of departments such as Economics, Government, and Philosophy to address fundamental questions about capitalism and its alternatives. He has degrees from Harvard University, where he received his PhD, and Balliol College, Oxford, where received a BA in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics and was a Rhodes Scholar.