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References and further reading
All items cited are comprehensible by advanced undergraduates.
Davidson, D. (1985) ‘‘Deception and Division’, in E.
Lepore and B.
McLaughlin (eds) Actions and Events, New York: Blackwell.
(Advances a much-discussed partitioning account.)
Demos, R. (1960) ‘Lying to Oneself’, Journal of Philosophy 57: 588-95.
(Seminal paper advancing modest partitioning.)
Fingarette, H. (1969) Self-Deception, London: Routledge & Kegan Paul.
(Emphasizes the dynamic nature of self-deception and develops an action-oriented response to familiar worries about the possibility of self-deception.)
Haight, M. (1980) A Study of Self-Deception, Sussex: Harvester Wheatsheaf.
(Defends the impossibility of self-deception.)
Lockard, J. and Paulhus, D. (1988) Self-Deception: An Adaptive Mechanism?, Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall.
(Useful collection of literature in psychology and related fields.)
Laughlin, B. and Rorty, A. (1988) Perspectives on Self-Deception, Berkeley, CA: University of California Press.
(Useful collection; extensive bibliography.)
Martin, M. (1985) Self-Deception and Self-Understanding, Lawrence, KS: University of Kansas Press.
(Useful collection of philosophical and psychological literature; extensive bibliography.)
Mele, A. (1987) Irrationality: An Essay on Akrasia, Self-Deception, and Self-Control, New York: Oxford University Press.
(Criticizes partitioning and advances an alternative resolution of the static and dynamic problems.)
Pears, D. (1984) Motivated Irrationality, Oxford: Oxford University Press.
(Advocates radical partitioning.)
Sartre, J-P. (1943) L’être et le néant, Paris: Gallimard; trans. H.
Barnes, Being and Nothingness, New York: Washington Square Press, 1956.
(Includes an influential discussion of bad faith, a phenomenon sometimes identified with self-deception.)
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