It seemed that we had got used to the idea that rather than a single definitive truth there are a multiplicity of competing and alternative perspectives. But with the rise of 'fake news' and the publicising of blatant lies, many want to reassert the importance of accuracy and truth.
Can we call out lies and deception while still allowing for radically different ways of seeing? Is there a difference between truth within a perspective and truth that extends to all perspectives? Or should we simply conclude that postmodernism and relativism were a dangerous mistake?
Author of Post Truth Steve Fuller, theoretical philosopher Åsa Wikforss, continental philosopher Sacha Golob and former Moscow journalist and author of This is Not Propaganda Peter Pomerantsev ask whether anybody has a monopoly on truth.
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