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Lying : moral choice in public and private life

Author: Sissela Bok
Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, [1978] ©1978
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Examines the moral questions of lying, whether it is ever justifiable and the consequences of such lies both in public and private life.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bok, Sissela.
Lying.
New York : Pantheon Books, ©1978
(OCoLC)570650480
Online version:
Bok, Sissela.
Lying.
New York : Pantheon Books, ©1978
(OCoLC)608127493
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sissela Bok
ISBN: 9780394413709 0394413709
OCLC Number: 3432960
Description: xxii, 326 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Is the 'whole truth' attainable? --
Truthfulness, deceit, and trust --
Never to lie? --
Weighing the consequences --
White lies --
Excuses --
Justification --
Lies in a crisis --
Lying to liars --
Lying to enemies --
Lies protecting peers and clients --
Lies for the public good --
Deceptive social science research --
Paternalistic lies --
Lies to the sick and dying.
Other Titles: Moral choice in public and private life
Responsibility: by Sissela Bok.
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Examines the moral questions of lying, whether it is ever justifiable and the consequences of such lies both in public and private life.

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