The Virtues of Mendacity

Berkeley History professor presents a history of writings about lying, as far back as Plato, and a similar history of the writing on political… read more

Berkeley History professor presents a history of writings about lying, as far back as Plato, and a similar history of the writing on political thought and actions. He then attempts to combine the theses of both subjects to determine when, how & why lying in politics may not only be acceptable but necessary. close

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  • Virtues of Mendacity: On Lying in Politics
    Martin Jay
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The Virtues of Mendacity

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Program ID:
293560-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Berkeley, California, United States
First Aired:
May 22, 2010 | 8:36pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Jun 05, 2010 | 8:55am EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • May 22, 2010 | 8:36pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 05, 2010 | 8:55am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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