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Self-deception and morality

Mike W. Martin

Self-deception and morality

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Published by University Press of Kansas in Lawrence, Kan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Self-deception.

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    StatementMike W. Martin.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF697
    The Physical Object
    Pagination(190)p. ;
    Number of Pages190
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19813368M


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Self-deception and morality. Lawrence, Kan.: University Press of Kansas, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Mike W Martin.

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Self-deception and Morality (Book): Martin, Mike W., This book systematically explores the moral issues surrounding self-deception. While many articles and books have been written on the concept of self-deception in recent years, Martin's gives much greater emphasis to self-deception as a significant topic for both ethical theory and applied ethics.

This book gathers together new chapters on deception and self-deception by leading thinkers on the subject. The chapters discuss topics including the nature and the definition of deception; whether deception is morally blameworthy or not; attacks against and defenses of self-deception; and the most famous philosophical account of lying by Immanuel Kant.

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Summary: Sustained discussions of self-deception before the s are difficult to find, with notable exceptions including Bishop Butler’s sermon ‘Upon Self-Deceit’ (), and Jean-Paul Sartre’s discussion of the related notion of ‘bad faith’ in Being and Nothingness ().Interest then took off in the s and 70s, mainly prompted by the perception that the idea of self-deception is.

Throughout his writings, and particularly in Religion within the Boundaries of Mere Reason, Kant alludes to the idea that evil is connected to self-deceit, and while numerous commentators regard this as a highly attractive thesis, none have seriously explored it.

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The point is to give the guest an idea of the structure of the upcoming show—the “story arc”—and to make notes on what the guest thinks to pass on to John and Ken. Last week I spoke with Walter Sinnott-Armstrong about moral dilemmas. At the end of our conversation he said something.

I believe that self-deception evolves in the service of deceit. crisis of the book in a way that's perhaps similar to what Marc Hauser in his talk was saying about morality.

A new world of the neurophysiology of deceit and self-deception is emerging. For example, it has been shown that consciously directed forgetting can produce results.

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The self-deceived are usually held to be moral responsible for their state. I argue that this attribution of responsibility makes sense only against the background of the traditional conception of.

Our topic this week is Morality and the Self. Now most people think of themselves as pretty decent types, maybe not saints, but they tell themselves they're willing to do the right thing most of the time.

But if you examine how people actually behave in various situations, situations that put their moral characters to the test, we don’t actually measure up to our own-self assessments.

The morality of lying may also depend on whether lying as an act of self-interest is able to reconcile itself with the interests of others. Another approach to the morality of lying may therefore be to consider whether the liar’s motives are predominantly egoistic or altruistic, and whether the act of lying produces harmony or disharmony between the liar’s self-interest and the interests.

The Box, Getting Out of the Box, and What it Means to Me In the book, Leadership and Self-Deception, the author shows us how leadership is affected negatively by something called Self-Deception. Self-Deception is a concept where one blames everyone else for the problems that are going on, where you can only see things from your perspective, you.

Self-deception and morality. Lawrence, Kan: University Press of Kansas. MLA Citation. Martin, Mike W. Self-deception and morality / Mike W. Martin University Press of Kansas Lawrence, Kan Australian/Harvard Citation.

Martin, Mike W. Self-deception and morality / Mike W. Martin University Press of Kansas Lawrence, Kan. Wikipedia. Kantians often assume a connection between self-deception and human evil. Henry Allison says that ‘self-deception is an essential ingredient in the propensity to evil’ (Allisonp.

).Sharon Anderson-Gold links ‘self-deception’ with ‘the loss of the power to combat the propensity to evil’ (Anderson-Goldp.

41).Allen Wood ascribes to Kant the view that ‘human Author: Patrick R Frierson. Self-Deception and Morality. Lawrence, KS: University P ress of Kansas. This book gathers together new chapters on deception and self-deception by leading thinkers on the subject.

The chapters Author: Neil Van Leeuwen. Syllabus. The reading for this course consists of a few hand-outs and the following books: Immanuel Kant, Critique of Practical Reason, trans. Lewis White Beck, Macmillan, (original ). Mike Martin, Self-Deception and Morality, University of Kansas Press, Sigmund Freud, The Future of an Illusion, trans.

James Strachey, W.W. Norton, (original ). Self-Deception Unmasked - Ebook written by Alfred R. Mele. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices.

Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Self-Deception Unmasked. The Encyclopedia of Deception examines lying from multiple perspectives drawn from the disciplines of social psychology, sociology, history, business, political science, cultural anthropology, moral philosophy, theology, law, family studies, evolutionary biology, philosophy, and more.

From the “little white lie,” to lying on a resume, to the grandiose lies of presidents, this two-volume. Willful ignorance is an important concept in criminal law and jurisprudence, though it has not received much discussion in philosophy. When it is mentioned, however, it is regularly assumed to be a kind of this article I will argue that self-deception and willful ignorance are distinct psychological kinds.

First, some examples of willful ignorance are presented and discussed. Self-Deception, Part 8: Dehumanization were able to resist the situational temptations to yield to power and dominance while maintaining some semblance of morality and decency; obviously I was.

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Batson’s conclusion, unsurprisingly, is that often our moral failures, or our “moral maladies” as he calls them, are due less to our own individual character or the circumstances and pressures which we face in our day-to-day moral activities, and more to “rationalization, self-deception, and moral hypocrisy” ().

Ethicists have linked meaningful life and honesty with oneself. Similarly, therapists regard honesty with oneself as integral to healing, and they regard contact with reality as a criterion for positive mental health.

However, some psychologists have recently suggested that self-deception and unrealistic optimism might be good for us.

This chapter argues that self-deception sometimes. Deception refers to the act—big or small, cruel or kind—of causing someone to believe something that is untrue. Even generally honest people practice deception; various studies show that the. And self-deception is easier than we’d think.

Mencken said, “The truth that survives is simply the lie that is pleasantest to believe.” When we are born, we are handed a set of morals.

A philosophically more interesting interpretation of the “moral hypocrisy”-findings understands it to establish that we care so much about morality that it might lead to (1) self-deception about the moral nature of our motives and/or (2) misperceptions regarding what we should or should not do in everyday or experimental by: 2.

As I argued in my book The Science of Good and Evil (Times Books), true morality evolved as a function of the fact that it is not enough to fake being a good person, because in our ancestral environments of small bands of hunter-gatherers in which everyone was either related to one another or knew one another intimately, faux morality.

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In this volume, Batson examines this issue from a social-psychological perspective. Drawing on research suggesting our moral life is fertile ground for rationalization and deception, including self-deception, Batson offers a hard-nosed analysis of morality and its Pages: