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The virtues of mendacity

Martin Jay

The virtues of mendacity

on lying in politics

by Martin Jay

  • 88 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by University of Virginia Press in Charlottesville .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Truthfulness and falsehood,
  • Political ethics,
  • Political science -- Philosophy

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index.

    StatementMartin Jay.
    SeriesRichard lectures for 2008
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBJ1421 .J39 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23833302M
    ISBN 109780813929729, 9780813929767
    LC Control Number2009039437

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