March 2008

The Meanings of Spitzer’s Apology

Nick Smith, J.D. and Ph.D., author of I Was Wrong: The Meanings of Apologies (Cambridge University Press, 2008) Assistant Professor of Philosophy, University of New Hampshire For a video of Spitzer's apology with this essay, see

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Open Thread on Apologies

Dear Listener: You probably have notice the lightness of blogging recently. But things are about to change. Today's guest, Nick Smith, has agreed to blog about today's topic of Apologizing. And to get things started, I thought I'd start an open thread and invite listeners to contribute their thoughts. I thought the episode was quite interesting myself. The one thing that still puzzle me is apologizing for things done accidentally.

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