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October 7, 1982

Philosopher’s Holiday lecturer Harry Frankfurt from Yale University spoke on the “Importance of What to Care About” in the Josselyn House living room. A student of moral philosophy, rationalism and free will Professor Frankfurt became a celebrity when his 1986 essay “On Bullshit,” published in book form by Princeton University Press in 2005, spent 27 weeks on the bestseller list of The New York Times.

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