Lying: Moral Choice in Public and Private Life

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Is it ever all right to lie? A philosopher looks at lying and deception in public and private life--in government, medicine, law, academia, journalism, in the family and between friends. Lying is a penetrating and thoughtful examination of one of the most pervasive yet little discussed aspects of our public and private lives. Beginning with the moral questions raised about lying since antiquity, Sissela Bok takes up the justifications offered for all kinds of lies--white lies, lies to the sick and dying, lies of parents ...

Lying: Moral Choice in Public and Private Life 1999, Vintage, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780375705281

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Lying: Moral Choice in Public and Private Life 1989, Vintage Books USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780679724704

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Lying: Moral Choice in Public and Private Life 1980, Quartet Books, London

ISBN-13: 9780704333062

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Lying: Moral Choice in Public and Private Life 1978, Branch Line, Hassocks

ISBN-13: 9780855279547

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