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ECPR Virtual General Conference Round-up

Truth and Untruth in Politics and in Political Theory

Political Theory
Critical Theory
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Panel Chair
Frieder Vogelmann
Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt

25/08/2020 11:15 - 13:00
Political theorists have been repeatedly concerned with the relationship between truth, on the one hand, and power, deliberation, and conflict, on the other. Today, it is increasingly necessary to consider as well role of forms of untruth such as lies, falsehoods, and errors in politics. This panel examines both issues through a variety of theoretical perspectives.

Paper List

Title Details
Mapping the Field: Four Perspectives on Knowledge and Politics View Paper Details
Post-Truth Politics and the Government of Things View Paper Details
The ‚Totalitarian Subject‘ in Politics and Psychology. An Approach to Totalitarianism Through Discourse Analysis View Paper Details
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