This Volume Contains Essays By A Range Of Distinguished Philosophers On The Problem Of Self Deception, Or Rather, Self And Deception The Work Proceeds From The Assumption That Changing Constructions Of Self Within Western Cultures, And Alternative Notions Of Self In Other Cultures Requires That We Rethink Traditional Strategies For Explaining The Phenomenon Of Self DeceptionThe Concept Of Self Is Central To Any Sustained Inquiry Into Self Deception, The Pertinent Issue Being What Sort Of Self Is Victim Or Beneficiary Of Self Deception Several Of The Authors Here Base Their Thinking On The Model Of Other Deception, And Include Discussion Of The Notions Of Double Selves, Multiple Selves, And Subsystems Of The Self, To Address This Troubling Problem Other Authors Argue That Other Deception Is Not An Adequate Or Reliable Model To Guide Our Thinking On This IssueThe Psychological And Moral Dimensions Of Self Deception Generate A Rich Discussion, As Do Its Epistemic Implications The Concept Of Emotionality Also Receives Sustained Attention
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- Self and Deception: A Cross-Cultural Philosophical Enquiry
- Roger T. Ames
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