Secrets: On the Ethics of Concealment and Revelation

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, 16 mrt 2011 - 352 pagina's
The author of Lying shows how the ethical issues raised by secrets and secrecy in our careers or private lives take us to the heart of the critical questions of private and public morality.
 

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Approaches to Secrecy
3
Secrecy and Moral Choice
15
Coming to Experience Secrecy and Openness
29
Secrecy and SelfDeception
59
Gossip
89
The Limits of Confidentiality
116
Trade and Corporate Secrecy
136
Secrecy and Competition in Science
153
Whistleblowing and Leaking
210
Intrusive Social Science Research
230
Investigative Journalism
249
XVIII
281
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Over de auteur (2011)

Sissela Bok†is a senior visiting fellow at the Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies. Previously, she was a professor of philosophy at Brandeis Univeristy. She is the author of†Lying: Moral Choice in Private and Public Life;†Secrets: On the Ethics of Concealment and Revelation;†A Strategy for Peace: Human Values and the Threat of War;†Alva Myrdal: A Daughter’s Memoir;†Mayhem: Violence as Public Entertainment;†Common Values; and†Exploring Happiness: From Aristotle to Brain Science. A former member of the Pulitzer Prize Board, Bok is a fellow of the American Academy of Political and Social Science.

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