Fake Knowledge

June 1, 2018 - June 2, 2018
Department of Philosophy , University of Cologne

Hotel Hopper et cetera, Brüsseler Str. 26
Cologne 50674
Germany

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University of Connecticut
University of Tasmania
Utrecht University
Hobart and William Smith Colleges
Technische Universität Berlin
University of Innsbruck
Lund University
York University
University of Cologne
University of Georgia

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University of Cologne
Texas Tech University
University of Cologne

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Each of us consumes a lot of information from sources of dubious reliability. Some such information is called 'fake news.' There is widespread agreement that the consumption of fake news is bad for democracy, but there is no consensus on what fake news is and the epistemology of fake news remains relatively underexplored. The goal of the conference is to investigate the phenomenon of fake news from an epistemological point of view. The talks will be themed around the following topics: epistemic authority and expertise, ignorance, ideology and propaganda, disagreement, conspiracy theories, trust and testimony, implicit bias, and social media.

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May 25, 2018, 9:00am CET

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