The Philosophy of Deception

The Philosophy of Deception

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This volume gathers together new essays on deception and self-deception by leading thinkers on the subject. The contributors discuss topics including the nature and the definition of deception; whether deception is morally blameworthy or not; attacks against and defenses of self-deception; and the most famous philosophical account of lying by Immanuel Kant. Deception of others and self-deception share many more interconnections than is normally recognized, and these essays reveal the benefits of considering them together. he Philosophy of Deceptionill be of interest to philosophers across the spectrum including those interested in philosophy of mind, philosophy of psychology, and metaphysics.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 296 pages
  • 162.56 x 236.22 x 30.48mm | 566.99g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 1 black and white half tone
  • 0195327934
  • 9780195327939
  • 2,076,003

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achieves diversity by including a mixture of analytic and Continental philosophers, plus a couple of non-philosophers - most notably, a top psychologist in the field of lie detection * Roy Sorensen, Times Literary Supplement *show more

About Clancy Martin

Clancy Martin is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the University of Missouri.show more

Table of contents

I. THE PRACTICES OF DECEPTION AND SELF-DECEPTION; II. TRUTH, LIES AND SELF-DECEPTION: THE THEORY AND THE ETHICS; "LYING, DECEPTION, AND RELATED CONCEPTS,"show more

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