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[This section of the book postulates a clear break with cultural tradition, caused by post-truth‚ and locates some of the book’s key arguments in the context of already existing literature. Attention then shifts towards a consideration of what it means to provide a political theory before...
[This chapter presents post-truth as co-created fiction in which the distinction between truth and falsehood has become irrelevant, the latter being replaced by affective investment in aspirational narratives. In this environment, statements become true if audiences desire them to be such. That...
[This chapter first analyses the context of post-truth, namely, mediatisation, understood as the dominance of media logic in most social spheres. Such dominance has profound influence on both the political and the personal domains. In both cases, affective capacity has become of prime importance...
[This chapter opens with a consideration of the relationship between representation and reality by discussing mimesis and verisimilitude to account for both the immersive inadequacy and criteria for truthlikeness of narratives. The chapter then proceeds with a consideration of the social and...
[This section provides a summary of key findings and points towards some future directions. It identifies post-truth as co-created fiction, directed towards provision of customer satisfaction and user experience within a competitive truth market, occurring within the broader context of...
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