The Madman Theory – tested for the first time [new study]

The Wikipedia entry for the Madman Theory informs : “The madman theory is a political theory commonly associated with U.S. President Richard Nixon’s foreign policy. He and his administration tried to make the leaders of hostile Communist Bloc nations think Nixon was irrational and volatile. According to the theory, those leaders would then avoid provoking […]

Introducing a concept and/or a term: ‘Crazyism’

Just because the study of philosophy, metaphysics and ideologies goes back millennia, that doesn’t mean that there isn’t still room for a new ism. And one is envisioned in a new draft paper by professor Eric Schwitzgebel at the University of California, Riverside, US. He calls it “Crazyism” “Certain fundamental questions about the metaphysics of […]