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