Politics.

It’s all getting a little bit fraught in the UK at the minute. There’s a general election happening in three weeks. The media and government are at each other’s throats. Fake news abounds. There are strikers outside nearly every HEI in Scotland right now. And I’ve run out of milk. If you're doing a PhD, … Continue reading Politics.

GUEST BLOG: Is post-truth politics a thing?

As part of the SGSAH 'Theories of Knowledge' series, Professor Richard Coyne gave an illuminating talk on knowledge and ignorance in our digital age. He has kindly shared with us a post originally published on his own blog, discussing post-truth politics.  The term “post-truth politics” was coined by journalist David Roberts in an article in Grist in 2010. The … Continue reading GUEST BLOG: Is post-truth politics a thing?