Chapter

On Knowing Self-Deception

John Sabini and Maury Silver

in Emotion, Character, and Responsibility

Published in print October 1998 | ISBN: 9780195121674
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199846931 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195121674.003.0007
On Knowing Self-Deception

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This chapter confers about self-deception. It shows how it is possible to fool man's self into not recognizing and not experiencing a tarnished self. It shows how ignorance and deception are linked and appear to be related to each other. It also explains the self-deceiver, and how he/she manipulates his/her own psychological state, and not the state of the world.

Keywords: deception; ignorance; psychological state; tarnished self

Chapter.  7977 words. 

Subjects: Social Psychology

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