How to survive in a post-truth world

Martin Montoya | 03 February 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags: lying, post-truth, truth
Defending the truth begins at home

‘On Bullshit’: a text for the times

Michael Cook | 30 January 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags: bullshit, Donald Trump, lying, On Bullshit, truth
Harry Frankfurt's minor classic sheds light on the Trump phenomenon

Overcoming conflict in a post-truth age

Alejo Jose G. Sison | 30 January 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags: dialogue, fake news, post-truth, truth
Instead of building walls, we need to base arguments on our common humanity

The surprising origins of ‘post-truth’ – and how it was spawned by the liberal left

Andrew Calcutt | 22 November 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: post-modernism, post-truth politics, truth
The groundbreaking work on “post-truth” was performed by academics 30 years ago

What universities can learn from the three wise monkeys

James Schall SJ | 30 November 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: education, political correctness, truth
The truth hurts, so it will always be "offensive", says a political philosopher.

Lady Philosophy: loving wisdom in medieval Rome

Laura D'Olimpio | 31 July 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: Middle Ages, philosophy, truth
The good we truly seek is Truth, and all other goods are in service to this one.

An intellectual journey: dodging the culture wars, thinking for myself

Zac Alstin | 30 October 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: conservatism, philosophy, socialism, truth
If we want to find the truth we have to resist the temptation of simply picking a side.

Truth matters, in politics, culture, personal beliefs

Sheila Liaugminas | 02 March 2014 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: Benghazi, Cecile Richards, Charles Krauthammer, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Hillary Clinton, Planned Parenthood, truth, when life begins

Requiem for a truth-teller

Robert P. George | 19 October 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: Communism, obituaries, truth
Historian Eugene Genovese was a teller of truth, even when the truth to be told was ugly, embarrassing, humiliating.

Truth or lies: a parenting challenge

Mariette Ulrich | 23 May 2012 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: child development, truth
Fibbing is an all-too-common childhood malady that parents naturally desire to curb. No one wants little liars at home to turn into big liars out in society.

Playing the man, not the ball

Zac Alstin | 26 April 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: philosophy, rhetoric, truth
Ad hominem arguments can be logical, but only after we have addressed the issue at hand.

Heroes and hackers

David Alton | 28 September 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: heroes, media, truth
The phone-hacking scandal obscures the heroism journalists can display in pursuit of the truth.

Lie to me

Katie Hinderer | 16 September 2010 | TIGER PRINT |
tags: actors, truth, TV

You have dogmas, but I don’t

Matthew Hanley | 11 August 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: forum, relativism, truth
We all live by dogmas. The important thing is to recognise them and ensure that they lead to happiness and fulfilment, not destruction and misery.

The life of the mind

Sheila Liaugminas | 01 August 2010 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: critical thinking skills, intellectual inquiry, truth
Opinions are individual and subjective. But facts are facts. Trouble is, they’re usually communicated or interpreted by someone. That’s where opinion comes back in….

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