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The author discusses the activity of deceiving" as deceiving another and as self-deception. he attempts a logical equivalence between the two. the discussion encompasses 'belief'. the author concludes that the statement 'jones is deceiving himself' translates into "'"how could" jones believe such nonsense'?" with the answer built-in: "'he really "can't"'." (staff)
Keywords Believing  Deception  Epistemology  Interpersonal  Knowing  Self-deception  Siegler, F
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DOI 10.1080/00048406312341491
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