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Justin E H Smith
Professor of history and philosophy of science, Université Paris Diderot (Paris 7)

Justin E H Smith is professor of history and philosophy of science at the Université Paris Diderot (Paris 7). His latest book is Irrationality: A History of the Dark Side of Reason (2019). Much of his work can be found on his website, www.jehsmith.com.

Written by Justin E H Smith