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Self-deception unmasked

Author: Alfred R Mele
Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, [ca. 2008]
Series: Princeton monographs in philosophy; Princeton paperbacks
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [Paperback ed.], 2nd printView all editions and formats

Self-deception raises questions about the nature of belief and the structure of the human mind. This book takes the issue with commonplace attempts to equate the processes of self-deception with  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alfred R Mele
ISBN: 9780691057453 0691057451
OCLC Number: 731603238
Description: 148 Seiten.
Contents: Preface ix Chapter 1. Introduction: Approaches, Puzzles, Biases,and Agency 3 Chapter 2. Graden-Variety Straight Self-Deception: Some Psychological Process 25 Chapter 3. Self-Deception without Puzzles 50 Chapter 4. Attempted Empirical Demostrations of Strict Self-Deception 76 Chapter 5. Twisted Self-Deception 94 Chapter 6. Conclusion 119 Notes 125 References 137 Index 145
Series Title: Princeton monographs in philosophy; Princeton paperbacks
Responsibility: Alfred R. Mele.


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