202122 SE/1 SE Knowledge and Cognition: Reading Course: Fake news and conspiracy theories

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202122
SE Knowledge and Cognition: Reading Course: Fake news and conspiracy theories
SE 1
2
weekly
annually
German

Acquaintance with the characteristics of fake news and conspiracy theories. Competences concerning questions and problems regarding the identificationa and effects of fake news and conspiracy theories.

Questions to be pursued include: What is the nature of fake news? What are conspiracy theories? How can we identify fake news and conspiracy theories? What is problematic about them? Are fake news and conspiracy theories epistemically rational?

Reading and discussion.

Essay submission.

General information on exams, dates and sign-on at the department:
https://www.uibk.ac.at/philtheol/pruefungen/index.html.de.

Selected texts on fake news and conspiracy theories.

For Bachelor's Programme in Philosophy at the Faculty of Catholic Theology: successful completion of compulsory modules 2 and 3.

05.10.2020
Group 0
Date Time Location
Mon 2020-10-05
16.00 - 17.45 eLecture - online eLecture - online
Mon 2020-10-12
16.00 - 17.45 eLecture - online eLecture - online
Mon 2020-10-19
16.00 - 17.45 eLecture - online eLecture - online
Mon 2020-11-09
16.00 - 17.45 eLecture - online eLecture - online
Mon 2020-11-16
16.00 - 17.45 eLecture - online eLecture - online
Mon 2020-11-23
16.00 - 17.45 eLecture - online eLecture - online
Mon 2020-11-30
16.00 - 17.45 eLecture - online eLecture - online
Group Booking period
202122-0 2020-09-01 08:00 - 2020-09-30 23:59
Jäger C.