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Author Harris, Sam.

Title Lying / Sam Harris.

Edition First edition.
Publication Info. [Los Angeles, California] : Four Elephants Press, [2013]
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Adult Nonfiction  177.3 HAR    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  177.3 HAR    DUE 08-06-20
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Description 105 pages ; 18 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Summary "Most forms of private vice and public evil are kindled and sustained by lies. Acts of adultery and other personal betrayals, financial fraud, government corruption--even murder and genocide--generally require an additional moral defect: a willingness to lie. In [this book] ... Harris argues that we can radically simplify our lives and improve society by merely telling the truth in situations where others often lie"--Dust jacket flap.
Subject Ethics.
Truthfulness and falsehood.
ISBN 9781940051000 (hardback)
1940051002 (hardback)
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