Controversial Ideas 2022, 2(2), 1; doi: 10.35995/jci02020001
The Uphill Battle of Unpopular Ideas
1 Philosophy Department, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
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Received: 20 Aug 2022 / Revised: 24 Oct 2022 / Accepted: 1 Oct 2022 / Published: 31 Oct 2022
This is an opinion piece about the struggle of controversial ideas to be heard. It is occasioned by the rejection, by a dozen publications, of another opinion piece. The rejected article appears as an appendix at the end. In what precedes it, I discuss why it is much more difficult for controversial ideas to receive a platform.
Keywords: controversial ideas; epistemic injustice; heterodoxy; sex discrimination
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