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David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
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Ethical Theory and Moral Practice 13 (2):171 - 179 (2010)
In this essay I will argue, as does Bernard Williams, that lying and misleading are both commonly wrong because they involve an aim to breach a trust. I will also argue, contrary to Williams, that lying and misleading threaten trust differently, and that when they are wrong, they are wrong differently. Indeed, lying may be wrong when misleading is not.
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