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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


 “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


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


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


Lying, Cheating, and Stealing: A Moral Theory of White-Collar Crime

Stuart P. Green

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199225804
eISBN:
9780191708411
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199225804.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Employment Law

The picture of crime that dominates the popular imagination is one of unambiguous wrong-doing — manifestly harmful acts that are clearly worthy of condemnation. The accompanying picture of the ... 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


The Truth about Kant on Lies

James Edwin Mahon

in The Philosophy of Deception

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195327939
eISBN:
9780199852444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327939.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter points out that the hysteria of philosophers over Kant's notorious claim that when people lie, they are always acting immorally, whatever the circumstances may be, is not really ... More


Songs in Motion: Rhythm and Meter in the German Lied

Yonatan Malin

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195340051
eISBN:
9780199863785
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340051.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This book explores rhythm and meter in the nineteenth‐century German Lied. It illustrates the transformation of poetic meter into musical rhythm and situates songs within larger aesthetic and ... More


RADON TRANSFORM ON GROUPS

Leon Ehrenpreis

in The Universality of the Radon Transform

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198509783
eISBN:
9780191709166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198509783.003.0007
Subject:
Mathematics, Mathematical Physics

This chapter applies the book's methods to various Lie groups. In particular, to the horocyclic and geodesic transforms on G/K.


Introduction

Lawrence Danson

in Wilde's Intentions: The Artist in his Criticism

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198186281
eISBN:
9780191674488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186281.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This introductory chapter explains the theme of this book, which is about Oscar Wilde's essays on aesthetics contained in his book enentitled Intentions, which was published in London, England in May ... More


Lying and Deception about Questions of War and Peace: Case Studies

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/9780199577415.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

This chapter examines cases in which political leaders and public figures told lies or engaged in deception as a pretext for fighting wars. The examples given here include William Randolph Hearst, ... More


Kant and the Absolute Prohibition against Lying

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/9780199577415.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

In several works, Kant claims that lying is always wrong, no matter what. He is probably the most well‐known defender of an absolute prohibition against lying in the history of Western philosophy. ... More


Higgs Bundles and Geometric Structures on Surfaces

William M. Goldman

in The Many Facets of Geometry: A Tribute to Nigel Hitchin

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199534920
eISBN:
9780191716010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199534920.003.0008
Subject:
Mathematics, Geometry / Topology

The theory of Higgs bundles, pioneered by Hitchin and Simpson, provides an analytic approach to studying surface group representations and their deformation space. This chapter describes the basic ... More


Mike Leigh

Tony Whitehead

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719072369
eISBN:
9781781703298
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719072369.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Mike Leigh may well be Britain's greatest living film director; his worldview has permeated our national consciousness. This book gives detailed readings of the nine feature films he has made for the ... More


Contract Law

EYAL ZAMIR and BARAK MEDINA

in Law, Economics, and Morality

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195372168
eISBN:
9780199776078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372168.003.09
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter discusses contract law. Ordinarily, market transactions do not involve infringements of deontological constraints. For this reason (and since they usually involve money or easily ... More


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