Era posverdad : Comunicación, política y filosofía

Translated title of the contribution: Post-truth era : Communication, politics, and philosophy

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    Abstract

    A juicio de los diccionarios Oxford, el adjetivo ‘posverdad’ es la palabra del año 2016. La razón para que se le concediera el título fue su virtual omnipresencia en los exáme- nes de diversos hechos políticos sucedidos a lo largo de ese periodo. El presente texto muestra el modo de comunicarse de los políticos posverdad y ofrece una reflexión en torno a las implicancias filosóficas de esta nueva actitud hacia la verdad y la evidencia empírica.

    According to the Oxford dictionaries, the term ‘post-truth’ is the word of the year 2016. This title was granted to ‘post-truth’ because of its virtual omnipresence in the reviews and assessments of several political events that took place during that year. The present essay shows how post-truth politicians try to connect with people, and offers a reflection on the philosophical implications of this new attitude towards truth and empirical evidence.
    Translated title of the contributionPost-truth era : Communication, politics, and philosophy
    Original languageSpanish
    Pages (from-to)17-26
    JournalPsicopraxia
    Volume1
    Issue number1
    Publication statusPublished - Jun 2019

    Keywords

    • Post-truth
    • new information and communication technologies
    • fake news
    • cognitive biases

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