Aaron James
Aaron James

AARON JAMES holds a PhD from Harvard and is associate professor of phliosophy at the University of California, Irvine. He is the author of Fairness in Practice: A Social Contract for a Global Economy and numerous academic articles. He was awarded a Burkhardt fellowship from the American Council of Learned Societies, and spent the 2009-10 academic year at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University. He's an avid surfer (the experience of which has directly inspired his theory of the asshole) and is currently at work on his new book for us,Surfing with Sartre.

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Author: Aaron James | Narrator: Arthur Morey
Release Date: May 03, 2016
That Donald Trump is an asshole is a fact widely agreed upon—even by his supporters, who actually like that about him. But his startling political rise makes the question of just what sort of asshole he is, and how his assholedom may help to explain his success, one not just of philosophical interest but of almost existential urgency.
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Author: Aaron James | Narrator: Arthur Morey
Release Date: October 30, 2012

In the spirit of the mega-selling On Bullshit, philosopher Aaron James presents a theory of the asshole that is both intellectually provocative and existentially necessary.

What does it mean for someone to be an asshole. The answer is not obvious, despite the fact that we are often personally stuck dealing with people for whom there is no better name.

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