Introduction:Post-Truth?

Read, Rupert and Ucan, Timur (2019) Introduction:Post-Truth? Nordic Wittgenstein Review. pp. 5-22. ISSN 2242-248X

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Abstract

This paper introduces the Special Issue on 'post-truth'. The contributions to this special issue try between them to strike a right balance. To establish how new ‘post-truthism’ really is – or isn’t. To seek a point of reflection on whatever is new in our current socio-political straits. And to consider seriously how philosophy can help. Whether by wondering about the extent to which reason, or truth, may rightly, if one follows Wittgenstein, be viewed in certain respects as a constraint upon thought or opinion. Or indeed by wondering whether we still have a long way to go in approaching truth at all.

Item Type: Article
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Arts and Humanities > School of Politics, Philosophy, Language and Communication Studies
University of East Anglia > Faculty of Arts and Humanities > Research Groups > Philosophy
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Date Deposited: 24 Jan 2020 03:26
Last Modified: 03 Aug 2020 23:45
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/73768
DOI: 10.15845/nwr.v8i1.3508

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