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The Philosophy That Explains Why So Many Silicon Valley CEOs Are Always Playing Victim

A Stanford professor explains how tech titans channel obscure philosophies to convince us — and themselves — they’re being wronged

Closeup photo of Peter Thiel wearing a suit during an interview.
Entrepreneur and venture capitalist Peter Thiel visits “FOX & Friends” at Fox News Channel Studios on August 09, 2019 in New York City. Photo: John Lamparski/Getty Images

Adrian Daub is a professor of comparative literature at Stanford and the author of What Tech Calls

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Adrian Daub

Adrian Daub

Professor at Stanford University, works on intellectual history, gender, politics. WHAT TECH CALLS THINKING out in October 2020.