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Self-Deception

  • By: Aiden P. Gregg
  • In: Encyclopedia of Deception
  • Edited by: Timothy R. Levine
  • Subject:Interpersonal Relationships, Interpersonal Communication, Moral Development

Lying typically involves (at least) two people: a subject S who lies and a target T who is lied to. S intends, by asserting that some belief (β) is true, to make T believe that β is true, even though S knows β to be ...

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