Bald-faced lies! Lying without the intent to deceive by

Pacific Philosophical Quarterly 88 (2):251-264 (2007)
Abstract
Surprisingly, the fact that the speaker is lying is sometimes common knowledge between everyone involved. Strangely, we condemn these bald-faced lies more severely than disguised lies. The wrongness of lying springs from the intent to deceive – just the feature missing in the case of bald-faced lies. These puzzling lies arise systematically when assertions are forced. Intellectual duress helps to explain another type of non-deceptive false assertion : lying to yourself. In the end, I conclude that the apparent intensity of our disapproval of non-deceptive lies is a rhetorical illusion
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DOI 10.1111/j.1468-0114.2007.00290.x
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