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Lying and Deception: Theory and Practice

Thomas L. Carson

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199577415
eISBN:
9780191722813
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577415.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

This book addresses questions in ethical theory and practical questions about lying, deception, and information disclosure in public affairs, business and professional ethics, and personal ... More


Mumford-Tate Groups and Domains: Their Geometry and Arithmetic (AM-183)

Mark Green, Phillip A. Griffiths, and Matt Kerr

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691154244
eISBN:
9781400842735
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154244.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Analysis

Mumford-Tate groups are the fundamental symmetry groups of Hodge theory, a subject which rests at the center of contemporary complex algebraic geometry. This book is the first comprehensive ... More


The Philosophy of Deception

Clancy Martin (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195327939
eISBN:
9780199852444
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327939.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

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 ... More


Lying, Misleading, and What is Said: An Exploration in Philosophy of Language and in Ethics

Jennifer Mather Saul

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199603688
eISBN:
9780191745454
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199603688.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Moral Philosophy

Many people (both philosophers and not) find it very natural to think that deceiving someone in a way that avoids lying — by merely misleading — is morally preferable to simply lying. Others think ... More


 “True to His Feelings”: Phenomenology and Reflection in Camus' L'Étranger

Robert C. Solomon

in Dark Feelings, Grim Thoughts: Experience and Reflection in Camus and Sartre

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195181579
eISBN:
9780199786602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195181573.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Camus’ novel, The Stranger, can be read as a philosophically profound phenomenological study of personal experience, more or less devoid of reflection. The novel also presents the development of ... More


 Self‐Deception and Hope

Mike W. Martin

in From Morality to Mental Health: Virtue and Vice in a Therapeutic Culture

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195304718
eISBN:
9780199786572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195304713.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Ethicists have linked meaningful life and honesty with oneself. Similarly, therapists regard honesty with oneself as integral to healing, and they regard contact with reality as a criterion for ... More


Act‐Utilitarianism

Thomas L. Carson

in Lying and Deception: Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199577415
eISBN:
9780191722813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577415.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

Act‐utilitarianism implies that lying is morally permissible when, and only when, there is no alternative course of action open to one that has better consequences than lying. Many critics contend ... More


Isogenies, Connectedness, and Lie-Irreducibility

Nicholas M. Katz

in Convolution and Equidistribution: Sato-Tate Theorems for Finite-Field Mellin Transforms (AM-180)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153308
eISBN:
9781400842704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153308.003.0009
Subject:
Mathematics, Number Theory

This chapter takes up the proofs of Theorems 8.1 and 8.2. For each prime to p integer n, we have the n'th power homomorphism [n] : G → G. Formation of the direct image is an exact functor from Perv ... More


 Ambiguity, Ambivalence, and Boundaries

Adam B. Seligman, Robert P. Weller, Michael J. Puett, and Bennett Simon

in Ritual and Its Consequences: An Essay on the Limits of Sincerity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195336009
eISBN:
9780199868933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195336009.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter turns to the capacities of the human mind that allow for the construction of the “as if” world of ritual, and begins to explore the ways such worlds allow us to deal with ambiguities and ... More


A Cloak of Clever Words: The Deconstruction of Deceit in the Mahābhārata

Jonardon Ganeri

in The Concealed Art of the Soul: Theories of Self and Practices of Truth in Indian Ethics and Epistemology

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199202416
eISBN:
9780191708558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199202416.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter examines the discussion of truth-telling, sincerity, and deceit in the Mahābhārata. It explores classical Indian thinking about the value of truth, and the circumstances under which it ... More


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