IDEALS Home University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign logo The Alma Mater The Main Quad

A Conceptual Analysis of Disinformation

Show full item record

Bookmark or cite this item:

Files in this item

File Description Format
PDF fallis_disinfo1.pdf (93KB) (no description provided) PDF
Title: A Conceptual Analysis of Disinformation
Author(s): Fallis, Don
Subject(s): accuracy conceptual analysis disinformation epistemology information quality lying misinformation philosophy
Abstract: In this paper, the serious problem of disinformation is discussed. It is argued that, in order to deal with this problem, we first need to understand exactly what disinformation is. The philosophical method of conceptual analysis is described, and a conceptual analysis of disinformation is offered. Finally, how this analysis can help us to deal with the problem of disinformation is briefly discussed.
Issue Date: 2009-02-28
Genre: Conference Paper / Presentation
Type: Text
Language: English
Date Available in IDEALS: 2010-03-17

This item appears in the following Collection(s)

Show full item record

Item Statistics

  • Total Downloads: 1279
  • Downloads this Month: 89
  • Downloads Today: 1


My Account


Access Key