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Reaching for Truth | David Aaronovitch, Asa Wikforss, Santiago Zabala

Is it possible to tell the truth? Or is it time to accept that lying has a central role in all social discourse?

On today’s episode The Times journalist David Aaronovitch, author of Freedom In the Age of Alternative Facts Santiago Zabala, and philosophy of the mind specialist Åsa Wikforss lock horns over whether telling the truth still matters at all.

David Aaronovitch, Åsa Wikforss, Santiago Zabala

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