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After the end of truth - iai.tv

A generation raised on Foucault and Derrida has learned to distrust claims to objective truth. Yet the mantra that 'there is no truth' is a paradox. Do we need a new conception of fantasy and reality to free us from the tyranny of truthmakers and the paradoxes of postmodernists alike?

# The Panel American philosopher John Searle, post-postmodernist Hilary Lawson and Historian of Ideas at King's College London Hannah Dawson untangle the truth.