Truth remains the necessary weapon to fight tyrants, liars and bullshitters.

EVA ILLOUZ

Truth remains the necessary weapon to fight tyrants, liars and bullshitters.

EVA ILLOUZ

Truth remains the necessary weapon to fight tyrants, liars and bullshitters.

EVA ILLOUZ

Truth remains the necessary weapon to fight tyrants, liars and bullshitters.

EVA ILLOUZ

Truth remains the necessary weapon to fight tyrants, liars and bullshitters.

EVA ILLOUZ

Truth remains the necessary weapon to fight tyrants, liars and bullshitters.

EVA ILLOUZ

Who is responsible for climate change?

Who is responsible for climate change?

Human responsibility in climate change has long been ignored or questioned.

Naomi Oreskes and Erik Conway in their book Merchants of Doubt tell the story of how some scientists with deep connections in politics and industry tried to mislead the public…

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“Come back home!”  — About nationality in a global world

“Come back home!” — About nationality in a global world

““Come back home!” This paradoxical sentence in a globalised world could make us rethink our attachment to the nation and find out reasons to reinforce our democracy.
Stephen M. Walt, the Robert and Renée Belfer Professor of International Relations at Harvard University, wrote in Foreign Policy magazine that “The pandemic will strengthen the state and reinforce nationalism…”

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The invisible disease

The invisible disease

“The world community must understand that so long as COVID-19 is somewhere, we need to act as if it were everywhere. Beating this pandemic will require an unprecedented level of international funding and cooperation.”

This statement of the Gates Foundation rightly expresses the global dimension of the pandemic. However…

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The odyssey of science

The odyssey of science

“It’s the struggle along the way that truly is the scientific method. It is the failed experiments, ambiguous data, the tears and fallen ideas, not the statistical tests upon which our understanding of the world rests.”
In a recent article, Buzz Baum…

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Global citizens

Global citizens

“La peste che il tribunale della sanità aveva temuto che potesse entrar con le bande alemanne nel milanese, c’era entrata davvero, come è noto; ed è noto parimente che non si fermò qui, ma invase e spopolò una buona parte d’Italia.”

“The plague that the Health Tribunal had feared might enter Milan with the German gangs, has indeed entered, as we know…

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Rethinking the value of privacy in times of COVID-19

Rethinking the value of privacy in times of COVID-19

Tech companies and governments are considering the use of new technologies for tracking the spread of coronavirus. Decisions that have been or will be taken raise concerns about privacy laws and the consequences of surveillance on individual and collective freedom…

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The art of posing (the right) questions

The art of posing (the right) questions

Reading Martha Nussbaum’s “Not for profit” gives the reader a new understanding of what education means. She shows how the use of Socratic values produce a certain type of citizen: active, critical, curious, capable of resisting authority and peer pressure …

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“Legions of idiots”

“Legions of idiots”

Do you know the difference between a liar and a bullshitter? According to the sociologist Eva Illouz in an article published in Haaretz, “a liar lies because he cares about the truth not being known, whereas a bullshitter does not care about the truth, because he knows that whatever he says, true or not …

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The ten viruses of Coronavirus

The ten viruses of Coronavirus

My daughter Inés is a biology researcher at Imperial College.
We had our weekly breakfast this morning in London dedicated to… Coronavirus. I asked her  how could we get out of this collective hysteria?…

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EXP-Editions is launched in an era of great complexity and rampant disinformation. More and more often, experts are derided as untrustworthy or elitist when liars and bullshitters manage to capture public attention. At EXP, we can’t imagine a world without trusted experts. Our mission is to engage certified experts to produce original contents on some of the world’s crucial issues. This blog is the place where we address the meaning and representation of knowledge with original posts and curated articles. Our objective is to sustain a continuous dialogue about the value of trusted information and facts, scientific knowledge, rigorous research.

Who is responsible for climate change?

Who is responsible for climate change?

Human responsibility in climate change has long been ignored or questioned.

Naomi Oreskes and Erik Conway in their book Merchants of Doubt tell the story of how some scientists with deep connections in politics and industry tried to mislead the public…

read more
“Come back home!”  — About nationality in a global world

“Come back home!” — About nationality in a global world

““Come back home!” This paradoxical sentence in a globalised world could make us rethink our attachment to the nation and find out reasons to reinforce our democracy.
Stephen M. Walt, the Robert and Renée Belfer Professor of International Relations at Harvard University, wrote in Foreign Policy magazine that “The pandemic will strengthen the state and reinforce nationalism…”

read more
The invisible disease

The invisible disease

“The world community must understand that so long as COVID-19 is somewhere, we need to act as if it were everywhere. Beating this pandemic will require an unprecedented level of international funding and cooperation.”

This statement of the Gates Foundation rightly expresses the global dimension of the pandemic. However…

read more
The odyssey of science

The odyssey of science

“It’s the struggle along the way that truly is the scientific method. It is the failed experiments, ambiguous data, the tears and fallen ideas, not the statistical tests upon which our understanding of the world rests.”
In a recent article, Buzz Baum…

read more
Global citizens

Global citizens

“La peste che il tribunale della sanità aveva temuto che potesse entrar con le bande alemanne nel milanese, c’era entrata davvero, come è noto; ed è noto parimente che non si fermò qui, ma invase e spopolò una buona parte d’Italia.”

“The plague that the Health Tribunal had feared might enter Milan with the German gangs, has indeed entered, as we know…

read more
Rethinking the value of privacy in times of COVID-19

Rethinking the value of privacy in times of COVID-19

Tech companies and governments are considering the use of new technologies for tracking the spread of coronavirus. Decisions that have been or will be taken raise concerns about privacy laws and the consequences of surveillance on individual and collective freedom…

read more
The art of posing (the right) questions

The art of posing (the right) questions

Reading Martha Nussbaum’s “Not for profit” gives the reader a new understanding of what education means. She shows how the use of Socratic values produce a certain type of citizen: active, critical, curious, capable of resisting authority and peer pressure …

read more
“Legions of idiots”

“Legions of idiots”

Do you know the difference between a liar and a bullshitter? According to the sociologist Eva Illouz in an article published in Haaretz, “a liar lies because he cares about the truth not being known, whereas a bullshitter does not care about the truth, because he knows that whatever he says, true or not …

read more
The ten viruses of Coronavirus

The ten viruses of Coronavirus

My daughter Inés is a biology researcher at Imperial College.
We had our weekly breakfast this morning in London dedicated to… Coronavirus. I asked her  how could we get out of this collective hysteria?…

read more

Created by EXP Editors

About

The EXP project is launched in an era of great complexity and rampant disinformation. More and more often, experts are derided as untrustworthy or elitist when liars and bullshitters manage to capture public attention. At EXP, we can’t imagine a world without trusted experts. Our mission is to engage certified experts to produce original contents on some of the world’s crucial issues. This blog is the place where we address the meaning and representation of knowledge with original posts and curated articles. Our objective is to sustain a continuous dialogue about the value of trusted information and facts, scientific knowledge, rigorous research.

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