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Seeking Truth in the Misinformation Age (with Jonathan Rauch)


Disinformation. Trolling. Conspiracies. Social media pile-ons. Campus intolerance. On the surface, these recent phenomenons appear to have little in common. But together, they are driving an epistemic crisis: a multi-front challenge to America’s ability to distinguish fact from fiction and elevate truth above falsehood.


What is truth? Is truth the same thing as knowledge?


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 2021-06-11  49m