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May 29, 2004

Blogging Etiquette for Philosophers

Thoughts Arguments and Rants: Blogging Etiquette

Brian Weatherson has a thoughtful post on etiquette for philosophical bloggers in which he raises a number of interesting questions. Is it ethical to blog about public lectures without the consent of the speaker? What about more informal settings like seminars, or small group discussions? Blogging is a new medium, and clearly, new norms must be established. Luckily, the painful process of acculturation can be accelerated by making our discourse explicit. In the interest of full disclosure, I announce the following must-haves for the next APA.

For the bloggers:


For the reticent:


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