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Morals and Ethics

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

The utilitarian moral philosopher Jeremy Bentham (1748–1832) once said that there is nothing intrinsically, morally wrong with lying: “Falsehood, take it by itself, consider it as not being accompanied by any other material circumstances, nor therefore productive of any ...

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