Bernd Debusmann

Bernd Debusmann

Bernd Debusmann

 

Philosopher seeks truth in sequel to On Bullshit

Bernd Debusmann

First there was On Bullshit, a slim philosophical treatise whose phenomenal success took the publishing industry by surprise. And now there is On Truth, a sequel to On Bullshit that its author, Princeton University philosophy professor Harry Frankfurt, says is meant to plug an analytical gap in his first book.

Achtung, Germans: Denglisch is here to stay

Bernd Debusmann

It is known as Denglisch, a hybrid of Deutsch and English, and cultural purists say it is an insult to the language of Goethe and should be purged from the vocabulary. Denglisch has spread steadily as Germans adopted United States phrases in business, advertising, technology, and everyday speech.