Trust in science as a factor of political struggle

17 December, 2022

We trust science so much that it seems it's not even a matter of trust. But it is precisely this exceptional trust that becomes a convenient tool for drawing up a political agenda or implementing political programs.

Guest — Liana Tukhvatulina, Ph.D., Researcher of the Sector of Social Epistemology of the IPh RAS.
Moderator — Anton Kuznetsov, Ph.D., research associate at the Center for Consciousness Studies at the Faculty of Philosophy of Moscow State University


00:00 - Introduction
00:54 - Philosopher Ruben Apresyan became a foreign agent
01:31 - How is the trust of science related to the political struggle?
03:43 - The right and left trust in science. Who should be denied the right to a discussion
08:37 - Knowledge and trust are different things. Trust as a factor of political orientation
12:21 - Anti-scientific protest as a protest against political elites
15:35 - The presumption of trust does not correspond to scientific value
17:33 - What kind of distrust of science is legitimate?
20:50 - The tragedy of HIV in South Africa. Dyusberg 's case
29:39 - Science as a post-truth phenomenon
35:18 - The gap between experts in science and who society considers experts
39:12 - Secularization of science. Is it possible to separate science from politics?
44:17 - Faith in science hinders science itself
50:06 - Mary's Resume

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