“Bullshit Epistemologies” – Sebastian Dieguez (Université de Fribourg)

Conférence donnée lors du Colloque “Post-vérité, infox, rumeurs : quels problèmes, quelles réponses ?” (5 au 7 juin 2019 / ENS Paris).

Sebastian Dieguez
Sebastian Dieguez (Université de Fribourg)

Bullshit and bullshitting entail a disregard for truth, knowledge, and the values and methods associated with genuine inquiry. However, there are many processes that can lead to such epistemic negligence, just as there are many types of bullshit, each with varied consequences.

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“Who’s afraid of Post Truth?” – Giovanni Maddalena (Université de Molise)

Conférence donnée lors du Colloque “Post-vérité, infox, rumeurs : quels problèmes, quelles réponses ?” (5 au 7 juin 2019 / ENS Paris).

Giovanni Maddalena (Université de Molise)

The Oxford Dictionary elected “post-truth” word of the year 2016. The word is new, not as new as its concept and history, which is more than a century long. So why all of this sudden attention, this burst of interest and concern over this topic, but moreover, why today?

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“Does democracy require epistemic equality ?” – Juliette Roussin (Université de Montréal)

Conférence donnée lors du Colloque “Post-vérité, infox, rumeurs : quels problèmes, quelles réponses ?” (5 au 7 juin 2019 / ENS Paris).

Juliette Roussin (Université de Montréal)

Does democratic equality, understood as the equal share of political control among members of a political community, require epistemic equality?

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“The Authority of Science in a Post-truth World” – Gloria Origgi (Institut Jean Nicod, CNRS-ENS-EHESS)

Conférence donnée lors du Colloque “Post-vérité, infox, rumeurs : quels problèmes, quelles réponses ?” (5 au 7 juin 2019 / ENS Paris).

Gloria Origgi
Gloria Origgi (Institut Jean Nicod, CNRS-ENS-EHESS)

In this paper I claim that the virtue of doubt can be viciously recruited in order to spread fake scientific news.

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