Posts from February 2017

The self-evidence of evidence? Reflections on changing paradigms of evidence in healthcare

The self-evidence of evidence? Reflections on changing paradigms of evidence in healthcare

Trenholme Junghans

Trenholme Junghans reports on a recent workshop convened by the Limits of the Numerical Project.

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Posted: Tuesday 21 February 2017


Denial: how to deal with a conspiracy theory in the era of ‘post-truth’

Denial: how to deal with a conspiracy theory in the era of ‘post-truth’

I only have a very small part in the film Denial compared to those of David Irving (played by Timothy Spall), Richard Rampton QC (played by Tom Wilkinson), Anthony Julius (played by Andrew Scott), and Professor Deborah Lipstadt (played by Rachel Weisz), but I like to think it’s an important one. When Irving sued Deborah Lipstadt and Penguin, her publishers, in the High Court for libelling him by calling him a Holocaust denier and a falsifier of history, Julius, as her solicitor, decided to defend her by proving that what she had written about Irving was true....

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Posted: Monday 20 February 2017