Monthly Archives: August 2021

New Members Appointed to the PERITIA Advisory Board

  • August 25, 2021
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PERITIA is proud to welcome three new outstanding members to its Advisory Board: Heather Douglas, Professor of Philosophy at Michigan State University, Stephan Lewandowsky, Professor of Cognitive Science at the University of Bristol, and Stathis Psillos, Professor of Philosophy of Science and Metaphysics at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. The PERITIA Advisory Board […]

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Watch Dan Sperber on Trust versus Argument

  • August 19, 2021
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Professor Dan Sperber joined the PERITIA Lectures last June to discuss the relation of trust versus argument and epistemic vigilance in the fifth talk of the online series “[Un]Truths: Trust in an Age of Disinformation”. Sperber is a philosopher and social and cognitive scientist, researcher at the Institut Jean Nicod in Paris and professor in […]

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Watch Heather Douglas on Trustworthy Science Advice

  • August 11, 2021
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Philosopher Heather Douglas (Michigan State University) is one of the leading figures investigating the intersection between science and democracy. In a new lecture of the PERITIA series “[Un]Truths: Trust in an Age of Disinformation“, she presented a practical framework to identify trustworthy science advice. According to her, one of the most challenging aspects of science […]

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