OVERCOMING VERIPHOBIA – LEARNING TO LOVE TRUTH AGAIN

@inproceedings{Bailey2001OVERCOMINGV,
  title={OVERCOMING VERIPHOBIA – LEARNING TO LOVE TRUTH AGAIN},
  author={Richard W. Bailey},
  year={2001}
}
Truth has had a hard time in much recent educational and social scientific writing. Veriphobia, the fear of truth, can be witnessed in the work of postmodernists, radical social constructivists, pragmatists, and others. Although it manifests itself in numerous ways, there remain certain frequently appearing symptoms, and these are examined in this paper. It is suggested that the veriphobic stance is inherently self-contradictory. It is also fatal for serious and meaningful research and inquiry… CONTINUE READING

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