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Plagiarism Gets Its Own Journal

I recently ran across the website for the journal Plagiary: Cross-Disciplinary Studies in Plagiarism, Fabrication, and Falsification. (Actually, it was mentioned in George Reisch and Gary Hardcastle’s introduction to the book Bullshit and Philosophy, a collection of chapters expanding on Henry Frankfurt’s little philosophical classic, On Bullshit.)

It seems only fitting, given the vast amount of plagiarism and allied vices that we now find in science, history, literature, journalism, etc., that this fascinating topic receive proper academic treatment in its own right.

The journal, which began in 2006, describes its own mandate thus: Continue reading Plagiarism Gets Its Own Journal