Self-deception and self-knowledge: Jane Austen’s Emma as an Example of Kant’s Notion of Self-Deception

Con-Textos Kantianos 1:162-176 (2015)
  Copy   BIBTEX

Abstract

In this paper, I address the theme of harmony by investigating that harmony of person necessary for obtaining wisdom. Central to achievement of that harmony is the removal of the unstable, unharmonious presence of self-deception within one’s moral character.

Links

PhilArchive



    Upload a copy of this work     Papers currently archived: 92,323

External links

Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server

Through your library

Similar books and articles

Self-deception vs. self-caused deception: A comment on professor Mele.Robert Audi - 1997 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 20 (1):104-104.
Belief, Deception, and Self-Deception.Rick Alan Fairbanks - 1990 - Dissertation, University of Minnesota
The philosophy of deception.Clancy W. Martin (ed.) - 2009 - New York: Oxford University Press.
Understanding and explaining real self-deception.Alfred R. Mele - 1997 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 20 (1):127-134.
Self-deceived about self-deception: An evolutionary analysis.Mario Heilmann - 1997 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 20 (1):116-117.
Self-deception without paradox.Dante A. Cosentino - 1980 - Philosophy Research Archives 1388:443-465.
The uses of self-deception.Howard Rachlin & Marvin Frankel - 1997 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 20 (1):124-125.
Virtue and self-deception.Daniel A. Putman - 1987 - Southern Journal of Philosophy 25 (4):549-557.
Reflections on self-deception.William von Hippel & Robert Trivers - 2011 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 34 (1):41-56.
Have I Unmasked Self-Deception or Am I Self-Deceived?Alfred R. Mele - 2009 - In Clancy W. Martin (ed.), The Philosophy of Deception. Oxford University Press. pp. 260.
Reviewing the logic of self-deception.Ellen Fridland - 2011 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 34 (1):22-23.
Self-deception about emotion.Lisa Damm - 2011 - Southern Journal of Philosophy 49 (3):254-270.

Analytics

Added to PP
2017-12-16

Downloads
37 (#434,087)

6 months
9 (#317,960)

Historical graph of downloads
How can I increase my downloads?

Author's Profile

Jeanine Grenberg
St. Olaf College

Citations of this work

No citations found.

Add more citations

References found in this work

Emma.Jane Austen - 1963 - Oxford University Press USA.

Add more references