David Livingstone Smith

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David Livingstone Smith is a Professor of Philosophy at the University of New England in Biddeford, Maine. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of London, Kings College, where he worked on Freud’s philosophy of mind and psychology. His current research is focused on dehumanization, race, propaganda, and related topics.


Abortion and Humanity

Demonizing Black Men

A Pandemic of Dreams

Viral Xenophobia

What Is Good Philosophy?

What the Future Holds

Human, Subhuman, or Both?

Real Horror

Music as a Way of Knowing

Against Introspection

Self Knowledge on Trial

Sexy Beasts

Mind the Gaps!

Philosophical Freud

Anti-Semitism 101

They’re Only Lobsters

Lessons from Lobsters

Failing Successfully