Self-Deception and Delusions

Alfred Mele
Florida State University
My central question in this paper is how delusional beliefs are related to self-deception. In section 1, I summarize my position on what self-deception is and how representative instances of it are to be explained. I turn to delusions in section 2, where I focus on the Capgras delusion, delusional jealousy (or the Othello syndrome), and the reverse Othello syndrome.
Keywords Self-Deception  Delusion  Capgras delusion  Jealousy  Othello syndrome
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