VICTR Presents: A Pop-Up Panel on “Truth and Polarization”

Truth and Polarization The Virtual International Consortium of Truth Research (VICTR) will host a Pop-Up Panel on “Truth and Polarization” on December 1, 2020, 10:00am-12:00pm EST (15:00-17:00 UTC).  Truth is under significant threat. In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and the 2020 US Presidential election, we face the very real danger of different ‘realities’ […]

VICTR Presents Junyeol Kim

Frege on Logic: The Truth-Value True and Logic Qua the Science of Truth Junyeol Kim Junyeol Kim will present a talk titled “Frege on Logic: The Truth-Value True and Logic Qua the Science of Truth” at the Virtual International Consortium of Truth Research on November 17, 2020 at 10:00 am EST. An abstract will follow. If you […]

VICTR Presents Kensuke Ito

A Challenge to Tractatus 4.062 and Two Types of Theories of Truth Kensuke Ito Kensuke Ito will be giving a talk entitled “A Challenge to Tractatus 4.062 and Two Types of Theories of Truth” at the Virtual International Consortium of Truth Research on October 26, 2020 at 10:00 am EDT. Abstract: In 4.062 of Tractatus, […]

Amy Meyers Named the 2020–21 Future of Truth Fellow

Amy Meyers has been named the the 2020-21 Future of Truth fellow at the University of Connecticut Humanities Institute. As a fellow, Meyers will join the lively intellectual culture at the Humanities Institute and contribute to the ongoing study of truth at the heart of the Future of Truth project.

Microsoft’s Nancy Baym on Social Media and Human Interactions

Nancy Baym of Microsoft gives talk on “The Relational Affordances of Platforms.” Baym draws on a range of her recent research on platforms such as Facebook and Twitter to articulate a model for understanding platforms as the dynamic, unstable entities they are, and to explore their roles in shaping, constraining and opening up new possibilities for relationships.

UCHI-TFOT Co-sponsors London Conference on Truth, Democracy

The University of Connecticut Humanities Institute (UCHI), through its latest initiative—The Future of Truth—is co-sponsoring a global conference entitled “Under Pressure: Truth, Trust and Democracy” in London on November 28–29, 2019.