How ‘alternative facts’ threaten US democracy

From Plato to Immanuel Kant to Gilles Deleuze, thinkers have asked: what can we prove to be the truth?

We examine this question in the context of United States today. Is it possible, in such a deeply divided society, for people to view different "realities"?


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