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PERITIA  Public Lectures

[Un]Truths: Trust in an Age of Disinformation

        Hosted by:

 UCD Centre for Ethics in Public Life 

and 

American University of Armenia Centre for Ethics in Public Affairs 

Series 2   

September 21 - November 16 2021. All lectures will be delivered online via Zoom, Tuesdays,  4-5 pm Dublin / London Time

Details of how to attend these lectures here

Åsa Wikforss (Stockholm University) "What is Knowledge Resistance?"  September 21 (postponed)

https://www2.philosophy.su.se/wikforss/

Maya J. Goldenberg (University of Guelph) "A War on Science? The Death of Expertise? Rethinking Vaccine Hesitancy" October 5

https://www.uoguelph.ca/arts/philosophy/people/maya-j-goldenberg

Stephan Lewandowsky (University of Bristol) "Technology and Democracy - Cognitive Pressure Points and Solutions" Octber 19

https://www.cogsciwa.com/

Philip Kitcher (Columbia University)  "Why is climate action so hard?" November 2

https://philosophy.columbia.edu/content/philip-kitcher

Sheila Jasanoff (Harvard Kennedy School)  TBA November 16

https://www.hks.harvard.edu/faculty/sheila-jasanoff

Series 1   

April 6 - June 1 2021

Naomi Oreskes (Harvard) "Trust in Science" April 6, https://histsci.fas.harvard.edu/people/naomi-oreskes

Quassim Cassam ( Warwick University)  "Misunderstanding Conspiracy Theories". April 20, https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/philosophy/people/cassam/

Michael Lynch (University of Connecticut)  "The Democratic Value of Truth". May 4, https://michael-lynch.philosophy.uconn.edu/#

Heather Douglas  (Michigan State University) on "Trustworthy Science".  May 18, https://philosophy.msu.edu/faculty-staff/heather-douglas/

Dan Sperber (Institut Jean Nicod) "Trust vs. Argument",  June 1, http://www.institutnicod.org/membres/membres-statutaires/sperber-dan/?lang=en 

Contact the Centre for Ethics in Public Life (CEPL)

CEPL, School of Philosophy, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland.
E: cepl@ucd.ie