Explores the novel problem and dangers of self-serving moral talk in the internet age, and how we can rebuild our public discourse.
Praise for Grandstanding
“Tosi and Warmke’s book not only illuminates the nature of grandstanding, but it also offers a cogent argument against it…Grandstanding is a lucid field guide to and persuasive case against the abuse of moral talk.”
Los Angeles Review of Books
“This may be the book of the decade.”
Jason Brennan, Georgetown University
“This excellent book is a must read for anyone interested in civil discourse, moral cognition, or social media.”
Jay Van Bavel, New York University
“Justin Tosi and Brandon Warmke have written a great book on a topic that has been underexplored in academic literature.”
Julia Driver, University of Texas, Austin
“Tosi and Warmke have produced something genuinely rare—a work of philosophy that addresses issues of great practical importance with writing that is lucid and accessible.”
Dan Moller, University of Maryland
“[A] timely and sharp new work bridging philosophy with online culture.”
Nicholas Clairmont, The Washington Free Beacon
“Tosi and Warmke are nothing if not insightful. We all need to hear this message."
Scot McKnight, Christianity Today
“I recommend this book to anyone interested in the ethics of discourse."