Self-Deception, Intentions, and Contradictory Beliefs

Analysis 60 (4):309 - 319 (2000)
Self-deception, intentions, and contradictory beliefs Philosophical accounts of self-deception can be divided into two broadgroups – the intentionalist and the anti-intentionalist. On intentionalist models what happens in the central cases of self-deception is parallel to what happens when one person intentionally deceives another, except that deceiver and deceived are the same person. This paper offers a positive argument for intentionalism about self-deception and defends the view against standard objections.
Keywords self-deception  intentionality
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