Fake News vs Facts: Living In A Post-Truth World

WED, JUN 12, 2019 (1:10:36)

McIntyre traces the development of the post-truth phenomenon from science denial through the rise of “fake news,” from our psychological blind spots to the public’s retreat into “information silos.” Lee McIntyre is a Research Fellow at the Center for Philosophy and History of Science at Boston University and an Instructor in Ethics at Harvard Extension School.

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In addition to his academic work in philosophy, Lee McIntyre has written a number of books for general readers, the most recent of which is The Scientific Attitude. His book Post-Truth was named a Best Book of 2018 on the PBS News Hour, a CNN book-of-the-week, and one of “six books to help you understand the world” by The Week.

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