True to Life: Why Truth Matters

True to Life: Why Truth Matters

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by Michael P. Lynch
     
 

Why truth is important in our everyday lives.See more details below

Overview

Why truth is important in our everyday lives.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780262122672
Publisher:
MIT Press
Publication date:
10/01/2004
Series:
Bradford Books Series
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.75(d)

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Table of Contents

Pt. ICynical myths7
1Truisms about truth9
2Is the truth unattainable?21
3Is truth relative?31
4The truth hurts45
Pt. IIFalse theories59
5Truth as a means to an end61
6Truth and the scientific image75
7Truth as fiction101
Pt. IIIWhy truth matters117
8Truth and happiness119
9Sweet lies147
10Truth and liberal democracy159

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