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What is truth?

The history of a concept

True or false? From Aristotle to Wittgenstein for centuries philosophers have been on the search for truth. But can truth be captured in language? At VU University, Italian philosopher Arianna Betti studies the complex relation between truth, language and world.


Produced by Fast Facts
With the support of The Young Academy and Arianna Betti

Thanks to The Young Academy Office, Iris Koopmans, Iris Loeb, Stefan Roski, Marije Martijn, Jonathan Sozek, Amsterdam Free University, European Research Council

Made by: Moira van Dijk 2011
In cooperation with
Camera & editing: John Treffer
Music: Daan van West
Graphic design: SproetS