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Professor Westacott publishes letter in New York Times, essay in 3QuarksDaily

Emrys Westacott
Emrys Westacott

Emrys Westacott, professor of philosophy at Alfred University, recently published a letter in the New York Times and an essay in the online news aggregator 3QuarksDaily.


Emrys Westacott, professor of philosophy at Alfred University, recently published a letter in the New York Times and an essay in  the online news aggregator 3QuarksDaily.

Westcott’s letter in the New York Times appeared in the newspaper’s Nov. 19 issue. It was written in response to a Times’ story titled “‘More People May Die’ Because of Trump’s Transition Delay, Biden Says.”  


Westacott’s essay, titled “Reflections on American democracy’s near-death experience,” appears in the Nov. 16 issue of 3QuarksDaily. Westacott is a regular contributor to 3QuarksDaily, publishing an essay or occasional poem on the website every month.