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Trivers, Robert
The folly of fools : the logic of deceit and self-deception in human life / Robert Trivers
Alternate Title Logic of deceit and self-deception in human life
New York : Basic Books, c2011
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  BF697.5.S426 T76 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Self-deception
Deception -- Psychological aspects
Deception -- Social aspects
Physical Description xvi, 397 p. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 355-383) and index
Contents The evolutionary logic of self-deception -- Deception in nature -- Neurophysiology and levels of imposed self-deception -- Self-deception in the family -- and the split self -- Deceit, self-deception, and sex -- The immunology of self-deception -- The psychology of self-deception -- Self-deception in everyday life -- Self-deception in aviation and space disasters -- False historical narratives -- Self-deception and war -- Religion and self-deception -- Self-deception and the structure of the social sciences -- Fighting self-deception in our own lives

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