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Martin Cohen

Salies-de-Béarn, France
Editor, Philosopher and Freelancer — The Philosopher
Covers:  political philosophy, philosophy, philosophy of education, social sciences
Doesn't Cover: news, breaking

Philosophy Editor, author and freelancer - applying philosophy to everyday life (sometimes with unexpected results)

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I mainly write on philosophy and social science, with a particular interest in energy politics including Climate Change. Most of my articles relate to book projects - but journalism has always been a key way to communicate ideas, 'expose' hypocrisy and start debates

As a freelance, I've written...

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Aug 20, 2017

@NoirMJ Throwing victims into canals is hardly an activity exclusively identifed with (and reserved to) political moderates

Aug 20, 2017

@JanBransen 600 words requires ignoring of almost all the ideas in a books! Only most 'newsy' elements survive as I prune, say, a 2000 word draft down

Aug 20, 2017

@RGGumm Can I dismiss your views for my own reasons?

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How is social media changing news?

It's making news much less thoughtful, more 'instant', and I think both trends are dangerous.

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?


What does it mean to be a journalist?

For me the word should come attached to 'investigative'. But in my experience, journalists are passive transmitters of other people's views