The aim of this series of conversations is to explore the question of “post-truth”.
Let us begin by briefly outlining what this phenomenon refers to. In general, the term refers to a certain priority given in the public space to emotions and personal beliefs, to the detriment of or above facts.
This is related, in turn, to a political phenomenon relevant to our discussion: a kind of generalised anguish on the part of citizens regarding the truths that bureaucratic authority and corporate power seek to establish in our time.
Postmodernism and Post-Truth
Analyses of the post-truth phenomenon generally adopt two strategies.Continue reading