Wednesday, October 30, 2013

The Jeweler Philosopher

The Guardian has run a profile of philosophical charlatan David Birnbaum. 

Birnbaum is a famous New York jeweler who claims to have solved 'the mystery of existence'. According to this piece in The Guardian, Birnbaum has made fraudulent claims regarding the endorsement of his work by professional philosophers, and has illegally used the Harvard imprint for his books.
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