Perspectives on Self-Deception

Perspectives on Self-Deception

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Students of philosophy, psychology, sociology, and literature will welcome this collection of original essays on self-deception and related phenomena such as wishful thinking, bad faith, and false consciousness. The book has six sections, each exploring self-deception and related phenomena from a different perspective.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 568 pages
  • 151.89 x 230.89 x 36mm | 862g
  • Berkerley, United States
  • English
  • 0520061233
  • 9780520061231
  • 2,013,667

Table of contents

Sections and Contributors: The Analysis of Self-Deception Amelie Oksenberg Rorty Brian P. McLaughlin Mark Johnston Robert Audi The Epistemic Dimension of Self-Deception Bas C. van Fraassen David H. Sanford Adam Morton Frederick F. Schmitt The Psychology of Self-Deception Allen W. Wood Edward Erwin Leila Tov-Ruach Georges Rey Adrian M. S. Piper Ronald B. de Sousa The Social Dimension of Self-Deception Allen W. Wood Rom Harre' William Ruddick Bruce Wilshire The Moral Dimension of Self-Deception Stephen L. Darwall Marcia Baron Stephen L. White Self-Deception in Literature Martha Nussbaum Margret Kohlenbach Rudiger Bittner
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About Brian P. McLaughlin

Brian P. McLaughlin is an Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Amelie Oksenberg Rorty is a Professor of Philosophy at Rutgers University.
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