Thinking Out Loud Podcast

“Sokal Squared”: 3 Scholars, a Hoax, and the Future of Academia

Nov 08, 2018

Recently, three scholars submitted twenty bogus papers to the most prestigious, peer-reviewed journals in the field of cultural studies. Seven of these papers were published, and it’s likely that more would have seen the light of print if the Wall Street Journal hadn’t exposed the hoax, now dubbed “Sokal Squared.” In this episode, Nathan and Cameron explore some of the implications of this elaborate hoax.

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