The philosophy of deception

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Oxford University Press , Oxford, New York
Deception, Self-deception, Truthfulness and fals
Statementedited by Clancy Martin.
ContributionsMartin, Clancy W.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBJ1421 .P45 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22528028M
ISBN 139780195327939
LC Control Number2008038438

This book gathers together new chapters on deception and self-deception by leading thinkers on the subject. The chapters 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.

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Fingarette's book on the topic is so firmly and deservedly entrenched it is 'essential reading.'--Roger Squires, Editor, The Philosophical Quarterly It was Herbert Fingarette, in his book Self-Deception, who made the theme of self-identity central in thinking about self-deception Quite simply, it is the most important single work on the topic/5(6).

Lying and deception are distinct activities. If they are permissible, then they are permissible for at least one of two reasons: whether or not we have the right to know something and whether or not we can weigh knowledge against ion may be permissible, but further investigation is required.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: x, pages ; 25 cm: Contents: The intersections of deception and self-deception / Clancy Martin --The practices of deception and self-deception --Self, deception, and self-deception in philosophy / Robert C. Solomon --On truth, lies, and bullshit / Harry Frankfurt --Deceit in war and trade / William Ian Miller --On the.

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.

This book is a short read that focuses more on the philosophy of lying. Harris discusses vulnerability, false encouragement and how lying affects your relationships. I highly recommend getting the e-book and spending an afternoon questioning the truth with Mr.

Harris. The intersections of deception and self-deception / Clancy Martin --The practices of deception and self-deception --Self, deception, and self-deception in philosophy / Robert C.

Solomon --On truth, lies, and bullshit / Harry Frankfurt --Deceit in war and trade The philosophy of deception book William Ian Miller --On the existential positivity of our ability to be deceived. Buy The Philosophy of Deception by Martin, Clancy (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.4/5(1). One definition of self-deception, for example, can refer to the “self-inflation bias,” where a person thinks he is better at The philosophy of deception book particular something.

But common, classic self-deception, Neil explains, has a reaction formation, where the person deceiving and being deceived becomes tense and edgy when in denial about something. Philosophy as Fiction seeks to account for the peculiar power of philosophical literature by taking as its case study the paradigmatic generic hybrid of the twentieth century, Marcel Proust's In Search of Lost once philosophical--in that it presents claims, and even deploys arguments concerning such traditionally philosophical issues as knowledge, self-deception,/5.

Show Summary Details Preview. This book gathers together new chapters on deception and self-deception by leading thinkers on the subject. The chapters 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.

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This book, written to facilitate personal discovery, explains for a general audience the solution to an age-old problem in the human sciences–the paradox of self-deception. In groundbreaking work, Dr. Terry Warner and a team of scholars revealed an explanation to and path out of this paradox.

Book - Transcendental Deception. Transcendental Deception, the first comprehensive look at the TM movement written by a former insider, accomplishes the following. Deconstructs the practices and philosophy of the Maharishi and the TM organization, demonstrating just how much it is a religion.

Key works: Donald Davidson's early papers on self-deception and irrationality, found in his collection, were much discussed, as was David Pears' book.

An influential early collection of papers is McLaughlin & Rorty Important elaborations of. Philosophy as Fiction reconstructs Proust's powerful, coherent and original outlook on knowledge, self-deception and self-fashioning.

In addition, it explains why these ideas had to give rise to a work of art and not a philosophical treatise. Parts of the philosophy serve literary ends, with certain assertions forming part of the novel's intricate lace-work; and aspects of the aesthetics also Author: Joshua Landy.

The Philosophy of Deception Clancy Martin, Edited by. New essays by prominent thinkers on the subject; First book of its kind to combine deception and self-deception.

Philosophy as Fiction seeks to account for the peculiar power of philosophical literature by taking as its case study the paradigmatic generic hybrid of the twentieth century, Marcel Proust's In Search of Lost once philosophical—in that it presents claims, and even deploys arguments concerning such traditionally philosophical issues as knowledge, self-deception, selfhood, love Author: Joshua Landy.

This book outlines and elucidates the philosophy of Marcel Proust, arguing that it is coherent, compelling, and original. At the same time, it explains why Proust chose to embed this philosophy within a work of fiction, rather than presenting it in treatise form.

The reason, it argues, is that the novel form allows Proust to offer implicit examples, both reinforcing and filling in the theory Author: Joshua Landy. The Encyclopedia of Deception examines lying from multiple perspectives drawn from the disciplines of social psychology, sociology, history, business, political science, cultural anthropology, moral philosophy, theology, law, family studies, evolutionary biology, philosophy, and more.

From the “little white lie,” to lying on a resume, to the grandiose lies of presidents, this two-volume. Expurgating `self-deception’ would leave room for more helpful terminology. Harry Frankfurt is ready to fill the void with `bullshit’ (the subject of his best-seller On Bullshit -.

I loved this book and it kept me involved the whole way through. I didn't pay attention to the summary of what the book was about and at first I was startled that it wasn't a historical romance which I had originally thought it was. I quickly became involved with the deception twin sisters, Sabrina and Stephanie, created by switching lives.4/5.

Back in the s, Tom Carson followed-up a co-authored article on bluffing in labor negotiations with a sole-authored article on the definition of lying.

[1] Years later, inhe came out with an influential article, "The Definition of Lying", as well as a subsequent article on the lies of the Bush administration, "Liar, Liar". [2] His latest book, Lying and Deception: Theory and Practice.

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Is the film just using cinematic technique or is. The philosophy of deception by Clancy W. Martin,Oxford University Press edition, in English. In order to analyze legitimacy lies from an ethical decision-making lens, we need to clarify the notions of lie and deception. As one would expect, there is a lengthy debate in philosophy which is.

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My first book, Irrationality (), is an attempt to resolve the philosophical problems surrounding two forms of irrational behavior: self-deception and behavior that manifests weakness of will. My second book, Springs of Action (), is about the roles played by such things as beliefs, desires, and intentions in producing human actions.

Besides being one of the world’s up and coming authorities on self-deception, Neil has deep connections to Philosophy Talk. When he was a graduate student at Stanford, working on his very fine dissertation on self deception – he served as Philosophy Talk’s Director of Research.

He’s now gone on to bigger and better things, obviously.Deception, and Self-Deception in Philosophy,» which serves to introduce many of the areas of contention throughout the book (p. 21). Here The Philosophy of Deception, a highly diverse and strong collection of many of the leading thinkers on the philosophy of lying and deceit, intervenes.SELF-DECEPTION AND COSMIC DISORDER IN THE BOOK OF JOB.

David J. Rosner. ABSTRACT: The Book of Job fundamentally involves the confrontation (or lack thereof) with the apparent upending of the universe’s entire moral order. This paper will employ the concept of self-deception as put forth primarily in twentieth-century existential philosophy.