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David Livingstone Smith quoted on lying in social life in Brazilian magazine

dsmith-smallDavid Livingstone Smith, Ph.D., professor of philosophy, was quoted in an article by Marsilea Gombata entitled "Pra que mentir" ( "To lie?"), which appeared in the Brazilian magazine Valor Econômico (Economic Value) on July 19th.  The article discusses Smith's views about the ubiquity of lying in social life. Read the story.

Smith is the author of Why We Lie:  The Evolutionary Roots of Deception and the Unconscious Mind and Less Than Human: Why We Demean, Enslave, and Exterminate Others (winner of the 2012 Anisfield-Wolf award for non-fiction).

Posted on: 08/19/2013

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