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Upcoming Events for Post-Truth


February 26, 7 p.m.
Book Launch
Newtonville Books
Newton, MA

March 6, 7 p.m.
Speaking Event
University of West Georgia
Carrollton, GA

April 1, 1:30 p.m.
Speaking Event
Greater Boston Humanists
The Humanist Hub
30 JFK Street, 4th Floor
Cambridge, MA

April 16, 7 p.m.
Book Signing
The Harvard Coop
Cambridge, MA

May 9, noon
Meet the Author
New England Mobile Book Fair
Newton, MA

May 27, 4 p.m.
Book Signing
East End Books
Provincetown, MA

August 7, 7:30 p.m.
Book Signing
Powell's Books
Portland, OR

September 20, 4:30 p.m.
Seminar Paper
"Law and Illiberalism"
Amherst College
Amherst, MA

September 26, 4:00 p.m.
Public Lecture
Center for Humanities at Temple (CHAT)
Temple University
Philadelphia, PA

October 25, 5:30 p.m.
Public Lecture
"Humanities on the Edge"
University of Nebraska, Lincoln
The Sheldon Museum of Art Auditorium
Lincoln, NE

November 1, 2:30 p.m.
Guest Speaker
United Nations
777 UN Plaza
New York, NY
(by invitation only; ID required)

November 5, 7:30 p.m.
The Robison Endowed Lecture
Bradley University
Peoria, IL

November 28, 5:30 p.m.
Public Lecture
Boston Center for Adult Education
Boston, MA


January 31
Public Presentation
3rd International Meeting of the Forward Project
Associazione A. Liberati Network Italiano Cochrane
Sponsored by the Department of Epidemiology of Rome
Rome, Italy

February 22, 7:30 p.m.
Speaking Event
"From Post-Truth to The Scientific Attitude"
The American Philosophical Association, Central Division Meeting
Denver, CO

March 13
"Did Truth Ever Matter?"
The Getty Center (sponsored by Zocalo Public Square)
Los Angeles, CA

April 2
Public Lecture
Sacred Heart University
Fairfield, CT

May 23
Keynote Address
"The Challenges of Constructing a Scientific Theory"
The Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology
University of Toronto
Toronto, Canada


Latest News

Lee has a new article in Newsweek

Lee has a new book—THE SCIENTIFIC ATTITUDE—coming out with MIT Press in April 2019

Hear Lee talk about "fake news" on The Greg and Dan Show

Hear Lee's interview with Nebraska NPR
Note: Fast-forward to 8:55 for Lee’s interview

Hear Lee's interview with "America's Best-Selling Authors" at The LawBusiness Insider

Lee discusses Post-Truth with The Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs

Post-Truth was just reviewed in the Washington Post

Post-Truth was just reviewed in the New York Review of Books

Lee discusses Post-Truth on Sunday Edition (CBC/Radio Canada)

Watch Fareed Zakaria's endorsement of Post-Truth on CNN

Hear Lee talk about Post-Truth on the Brian Lehrer Show (NPR)

Hear Lee talk about Post-Truth on the Colin McEnroe Show (NPR)

Read Lee's article "Why Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin lie... and why they are so good at it" in New Statesman

Read Lee's article "The Price of Denialism" in The New York Times

Watch Lee speak at the the Harvard Humanist Club on "Truth in an Era of Fake News"

Watch Lee speak on "Climate Science in an Age of Misinformation" at the University of Rhode Island

Respecting Truth has won the 2015 INDIEFAB Book of the Year Award in Philosophy

Read Lee's article "The Attack on Truth" in The Chronicle of Higher Education

Read Lee's article "Making Philosophy Matter—or Else" in The Chronicle of Higher Education (PDF)

Read Lee's article "The Dark Ages of Social Science" in The Humanist

Dark Ages is now widely available in paperback

Dark Ages has won the Silver Award for Philosophy in the 2006 ForeWord Magazine Book of the Year Awards

Lee's newest book:

Post Truth

Available from MIT Press

Table of Contents:
Series Foreword
Chapter 1. What is Post-Truth?
Chapter 2. Science Denial as a Road Map for Understanding Post-Truth
Chapter 3. The Roots of Cognitive Bias
Chapter 4. The Decline of Traditional Media
Chapter 5. The Rise of Social Media and the Problem of Fake News
Chapter 6. Did Postmodernism Lead to Post-Truth?
Chapter 7. Fighting Post-Truth

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