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Deceit and self-deception : fooling yourself the better to fool others

Author: Robert Trivers
Publisher: London, England : Penguin Books, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Looks at how and why we so often deceive ourselves. This book examines not only how we self-deceive, but also why, taking examples from aviation disasters, con artists, sexual betrayals and conflicts  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Trivers
ISBN: 9780141019918 0141019913 9780141971063 0141971061
OCLC Number: 812685889
Notes: Originally published: New York: Basic; London: Allen Lane, 2011.
Description: xvi, 399 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Robert Trivers.

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