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History of Deception: 1800 to 1900

  • By: James Edwin Mahon
  • In: Encyclopedia of Deception
  • Edited by: Timothy R. Levine
  • Subject:Interpersonal Relationships, Interpersonal Communication, Moral Development

Discussion of lies and deception in the 19th century was dominated by the question of whether they were morally wrong because of their bad consequences, as argued by the utilitarians, or because they violate a universal standard of what is right, ...

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