Understanding emotions in times of post-factual politics: Negotiating truth

Durnova, Anna ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5789-1850 (2019) Understanding emotions in times of post-factual politics: Negotiating truth. Cheltenham, Northampton: Edward Elgar Publishing. 192 p.

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Post-factual politics has united scientists and civil society in a public defence of truth, however, the battle may already have been lost to a binarity of facts and emotions. Analysing and comparing scientists’ protests against the Trump presidency with famous scientific controversies in modern medicine, this innovative book redefines truth as a negotiation in public discourse between the interplay of values, beliefs and facts. It shows that in order to understand post-factual politics we must unveil emotion’s role in knowledge-making.

Item Type: Monograph
Additional Information (public): Contents: Introduction To Post-Factual Politics 1. The Lost Battle On Truth 2. Vexatious Knowledge 3. The Partisans Of Truth 4. Understanding Emotions In The Post-Factual World Index
Research Units: Techno-Science and Societal Transformation
Status: Published
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Date Deposited: 11 Jun 2019 09:57
Last Modified: 28 Oct 2019 14:26
ISBN: 978-1-78811-481-3
URI: https://irihs.ihs.ac.at/id/eprint/4308

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