James H. Fetzer

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(soldier, academic, researcher)
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Born James Henry Fetzer
6 December 1940
Pasadena, California, USA
Nationality American
Alma mater Princeton University
Interests • JFK/Assassination
• 9-11
• False flags
• Paul Wellstone/Assassination

Background

James Fetzer graduated from South Pasadena High School in 1958. He then got a degree in philosophy from Princeton University in 1962, where his senior thesis for Carl G. Hempel on the logical structure of explanations of human behavior won The Dickinson Prize. He was commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant in the Marine Corps, then became an artillery officer and served in the Far East. After a tour supervising recruit training in San Diego, he resigned his commission as a Captain to begin graduate work in the history and philosophy of science at Indiana in 1966. He completed his Ph.D. with a dissertation on probability and explanation for Wesley C. Salmon in 1970.

Career

His initial faculty appointment was at the University of Kentucky. Since 1977, he has taught at a wide range of institutions of higher learning, including the Universities of Virginia (twice), Cincinnati, North Carolina at Chapel Hill, New College of the University of South Florida, and now the Duluth campus of the University of Minnesota, where he served from 1987 until his retirement in 2006. His honors include a research fellowship from the National Science Foundation and The Medal of the University of Helsinki. In 1996, he became one of the first ten faculty at the University of Minnesota to be appointed a Distinguished McKnight University Professor.

Publications

Fetzer has published more than 100 articles and reviews and 20 books in the philosophy of science and on the theoretical foundations of computer science, artificial intelligence, and cognitive science. His web page subdivides his publications by area, including computer science, artificial intelligence, cognitive science, evolution and cognition, and his applied philosophical research on the assassination of JFK.

Doubts about Rebekah Roth

Full article: “Rebekah Roth”

Responding to attacks by her, in September 2015, James Fetzer wrote an article entitled "Rebekah Roth's Methodical illusion: Pros and Cons".[1]

 

Documents by James H. Fetzer

TitleDocument typePublication dateSubject(s)Description
Conspiracies and Conspiracismarticle28 June 2010Conspiracy TheoristThis is an effective rebuttal of the claims of Chip Bertlet in his book "Toxic To Democracy: Conspiracy Theories, Demonization, & Scapegoating" which uses the terms "conspiracy theory" and "conspiracist" in the establishment's now de-rigeur pejorative sense.
JFK - What We Know Nowarticle22 November 2010Assassination of John F Kennedy
Zapruder film
A review of the JFK assassination evidence 47 years on, including comments on the Zapruder film
 

A Quote by James H. Fetzer

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War on Terror“Given terrorism's unique dependence on publicity and amplification, the media have a crucial role in either facilitating or obstructing the spread of terrorism against the West... manipulation of public opinion is in fact, central to the terrorist strategy. For this purpose, access to the media, indeed their domination, is indispensable.”


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