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28%OFFHerbert Fingarette - Self-Deception - 9780520220522 - V9780520220522
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Self-Deception

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Description for Self-Deception Paperback. This study in philosophical psychology asks the question: How can one deceive oneself if the very idea of deception implies that the deceiver knows the truth? The resolution of this paradox leads to fundamental insights into the mind at work. Num Pages: 189 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: HPM; JMS; JMT. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 208 x 141 x 12. Weight in Grams: 236.
With a new chapter This new edition of Herbert Fingarette's classic study in philosophical psychology now includes a provocative recent essay on the topic by the author. A seminal work, the book has deeply influenced the fields of philosophy, ethics, psychology, and cognitive science, and it remains an important focal point for the large body of literature on self-deception that has appeared since its publication. How can one deceive oneself if the very idea of deception implies that the deceiver knows the truth? The resolution of this paradox leads Fingarette to fundamental insights into the mind at work. He ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Publisher
University of California Press United States
Number of pages
189
Condition
New
Number of Pages
189
Place of Publication
Berkerley, United States
ISBN
9780520220522
SKU
V9780520220522
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About Herbert Fingarette
Herbert Fingarette is Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at the University of California, Santa Barbara. In addition to Self-Deception (1969), he is the author of The Self in Transformation (1963), On Responsibility (1967), The Meaning of Criminal Insanity (California, 1972), Confucius: The Secular as Sacred (1972), Mental Disabilities and Criminal Responsibility (California 1979), Heavy Drinking: The Myth of Alcoholism as a ... Read more

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