The Prejudice of Facts | Barry Barnes, Joanna Kavenna, John Ellis

The Prejudice of Facts | Barry Barnes, Joanna Kavenna, John Ellis

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In a world obsessed with Trump, alternative facts have not had a great press. But it is a century and more since Nietzsche claimed 'there are no facts, only interpretations' - and fifty years since Thomas Kuhn argued that facts were theory dependent. Is an insistence on 'the facts' the dogmatic prejudice of believers in their particular truth? In this episode of Philosophy for our Times, Barry Barnes, Joanna Kavenna and John Ellis explore the prejudice of facts.

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