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21st Century Epistemology: How Do We Know What We Know Is True?

Posted by on 10 February 2021, 11:27 am

Epistemology is the study of how we know what we know – the theory of knowledge. But in the 21st century the objective basis of knowledge has been challenged as never before. In this FRDH special, Baroness Greenfield, Oxford University neuroscientist talks to FRDH host Michael Goldfarb about 21st century epistemology.

How can people recognize what is factual truth when bombarded all day long by online falsehoods that seem like facts?

What happens when the usual processes by which learning take place are amped up and corrupted by a million lies a minute on Twitter?

 

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