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The Folly of Fools: The Logic of Deceit and Self-Deception in Human Life

Fri, 28 Oct 2011 18:19:33 GMT

Whether it's the planning of an offensive war, a romantic relationship or an office dispute, there are many opportunities to lie and self-deceive, but deceit and self-deception carry the costs of being alienated from reality and can lead to disaster. So why does deception play such a prominent role in our everyday lives? In short, why do we deceive? In his bold new work, prominent...
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