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Hosted by political philosopher and Vanderbilt University professor Robert Talisse, Why We Argue is an interview podcast that brings in academics, philosophers, historians, journalists, politicians, and other notable public figures to think about the nature of truth in a time of viral misinformation. Created by Future of Truth, a project of the University of Connecticut's Humanities Institute and funded by the University of Connecticut, the Henry Luce Foundation, and Vanderbilt University.

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Hosted by political philosopher and Vanderbilt University professor Robert Talisse, Why We Argue is an interview podcast that brings in academics, philosophers, historians, journalists, politicians, and other notable public figures to think about the nature of truth in a time of viral misinformation. Created by Future of Truth, a project of the University of Connecticut's Humanities Institute and funded by the University of Connecticut, the Henry Luce Foundation, and Vanderbilt University.

    Anger, Rage, and Forgiveness with Myisha Cherry

    Anger, Rage, and Forgiveness with Myisha Cherry

    Myisha Cherry is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the University of California, Riverside. 

    • 29 min
    Conspiracy Theories and Democracy with Quassim Cassam

    Conspiracy Theories and Democracy with Quassim Cassam

    Quassim Cassam is Professor in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Warwick.  You can follow him on Twitter at @QCassam. 

    • 31 min
    Democracy and Truth with Sophia Rosenfeld

    Democracy and Truth with Sophia Rosenfeld

    Sophia Rosenfeld is Walter H. Annenberg Professor of History at the University of Pennsylvania.  She is the author of Democracy and Truth: A Short History.

    • 28 min
    Transitional Justice with Colleen Murphy

    Transitional Justice with Colleen Murphy

    Colleen Murphy is the Roger and Stephany Joslin Professor of Law at the College of Law and a professor in the Departments of Philosophy and Political Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Colleen also directs the Women and Gender in Global Perspectives Program in the Illinois Global Institute. You can follow her on Twitter at @drcolleenmurphy.

    • 30 min
    Democracy, Protest, and Progress with Melvin Rogers

    Democracy, Protest, and Progress with Melvin Rogers

    Melvin Rogers is Associate Professor of Political Science at Brown University.  You can follow Melvin on Twitter at @MRogers097.

    • 26 min
    Trailer: Future of Truth Season

    Trailer: Future of Truth Season

    A quick preview of what's to come in season two of Why We Argue, Future of Truth edition. New episodes arriving in March!

    • 1 min

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