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Michael Patrick Lynch Says We Are Living In A 'Know-It-All Society'14:55


Michael Patrick Lynch argues in his new book that we are living in an age of "intellectual arrogance."

Using philosophers of the past, he explains how we got here, what that means for our institutions, and how we can start listening to each other again.


Michael Patrick Lynch, Board of Trustees distinguished professor of philosophy and director of the Humanities Institute at the University of Connecticut. Author of "Know-It-All Society: Truth and Arrogance in Political Culture." He tweets @plural_truth.

This segment aired on October 29, 2019.

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