Rick Repetti

Rick Repetti

Rick Repetti, Ph.D, is Professor of Philosophy at CUNY/Kingsborough, an APPA-certified Philosophical Counselor and Fellow of the Center for Contemplative Mind in Society.

Straw Men and Viewpoint Manicheanism

Straw Men and Viewpoint Manicheanism

The fallacy of special pleading—also known as the double standard—occurs when one offers a special excuse for one’s own violation of a standard that one continues to apply to others. At a buffet, one person says to another, “Let’s stock up before all the hoarders get

Rick Repetti
Rick Repetti
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