Bruno Latour, the Post-Truth Philosopher, Mounts a Defense of Science
Jarrett Fuller

He spent decades deconstructing the ways that scientists claim their authority. Can his ideas help them regain that authority today? Bruno Latour at his home in Paris. Credit Credit Christopher Anderson/Magnum, for The New York Times In the summer of 1996, during an international anthropology conference in southeastern Brazil, Bruno Latour, France's most famous and misunderstood philosopher, was approached by an anxious-looking developmental psychologist.