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# Episode Title Description People Date
1 Fake News and the Politics of Truth Fake news spread online is a clear danger to democratic politics. One aspect of that danger is obvious: it spreads misinformation. But other aspects, less often discussed, is that it also spreads confusion and undermines trust. Michael Lynch 08 Oct 2018
2 Creative Commons Why Public Health Needs Narrative An introduction to an often overlooked context for using narrative in healthcare: public health. Lise Saffran, Emily Troscianko 12 Sep 2018
3 Literature and Transitional Justice After the Rwandan Genocide: Veronique Tadjo’s The Shadow of Imama This paper discusses the problems of literary memorialization and quest for truth in the aftermath of the Rwandan genocide as addressed by Veronique Tadjo’s The Shadow of Imana. Brendon Nicholls 03 Sep 2018
4 Victims’ Narratives in the Colombian Peace Process This paper analyses how victims’ voices were heard during the peace negotiations and in the implementation of the 2016 peace accord between the FARC guerrilla and the Colombian government. Annelen Micus 03 Sep 2018
5 Creative Commons Is it true? Why questions about the news are changing Liz Corbin, editor, BBC Reality Check, gives a talk for the Business and Practice of Journalism Seminar Series. Liz Corbin 19 Jan 2018
6 Competing Memories: Truth and Reconciliation in Sierra Leone and Peru Rebekka Friedman (King’s College London) gives a talk for the OTJR Seminar Series. Rebekka Friedman 27 Nov 2017
7 Creative Commons Truth The presentations invite us to consider what truth means to people in different circumstances, and how definitions of truth can affect decision-making, from literary risks to clinical trials. Anne Jensen, Rosemary Yallop, Carl Heneghan, Yasmin Khan 12 Aug 2014
8 Creative Commons The inevitable implausibility of physical determinism Richard G. Swinburne, Emeritus Professor of Philosophy, University of Oxford, gives a talk for the New Insights and Directions for Religious Epistemology seminar series. Richard Swinburne 12 May 2014
9 The Truth about Art 1 - Mystery or Mastery E.H. Gombrich famously observed that 'there really is no such thing as Art' (with a capital A). Patrick Doorly 11 Apr 2014
10 Creative Commons The Nature Of Argument: How to Recognise Arguments Lecture 1 of 6 in Marianne Talbot's series on critical reasoning for beginners. Marianne Talbot 20 Mar 2014
11 Creative Commons 5.4 Scepticism, Externalism and the Ethics of Belief Part 5.4. Looks at the role the concept of knowledge plays in life, the different levels of knowledge we require in certain contexts and the return of scepticism over knowledge. Peter Millican 29 Nov 2010
12 Creative Commons 5.3 Gettier and Other Complications Part 5.3. The difference between internalist and externalist accounts of knowledge; whether we need external factors to justify knowledge or whether internal accounts are sufficient, and the Gettier cases. Peter Millican 29 Nov 2010
13 Creative Commons 4.4 The Mind-Body Problem Part 4.4. Looks at some of the modern responses to Cartesian Dualism including Gilbert Ryle's and G. Strawson's responses to the idea. Peter Millican 08 Apr 2010
14 Creative Commons 4.3 Cartesian Dualism Part 4.3. Introduces Descartes' idea of dualism, that there is a separation between the mind and the body, as well as some of the philosophical issues surrounding this idea. Peter Millican 08 Apr 2010
15 Creative Commons 3.2 Responses to Hume's Famous Argument Part 3.2. Responses to and justifications of Hume's argument concerning the problem of induction. Peter Millican 08 Apr 2010
16 Creative Commons 3.1 Hume's Argument Concerning Induction Part 3.1. Briefly introduces the problem of induction: that is, the problem that it is difficult to justify claims to knowledge of the world through pure reason, i.e. without experience. Peter Millican 08 Apr 2010