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Truth & truthfulness : an essay in genealogy

Author: Bernard Williams
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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What does it mean to be truthful? What role does truth play in our lives? What do we lose if we reject truthfulness? Bernard Williams explores the value of truth and finds it to be both less and more than we might imagine.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard Williams
ISBN: 0691102767 9780691102764 0691117918 9780691117911
OCLC Number: 49226205
Awards: Commended for Association of American Publishers' Best New Book in Philosophy and Religion 2003.
Description: xi, 328 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The problem --
Genealogy --
The state of nature : a rough guide --
Truth, assertion, and belief --
Sincerity : lying and other styles of deceit --
Accuracy : a sense of reality --
What was wrong with Minos? --
From sincerity to authenticity --
Truthfulness, liberalism, and critique --
Making sense --
Endnote. The vocabulary of truth : an example.
Other Titles: Truth and truthfulness
Responsibility: Bernard Williams.
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Explores the value of truth and finds it to be both less and more than we might imagine. This book identifies two basic virtues of truth, accuracy and sincerity. It describes different psychological  Read more...

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Honorable Mention for the 2002 Award for Best Professional/Scholarly Book in Philosophy, Association of American Publishers "[Truth and Truthfulness] shows all Williams's characteristic virtues. He Read more...

 
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