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A Question of Trust: The BBC Reith Lectures 2002

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Can trust be restored by making people and institutions more accountable? Or do complex systems of accountability and control damage trust? Onora O'Neill challenges current approaches, investigates sources of deception in our society and re-examines questions of press freedom. This year's Reith Lectures present a philosopher's view of trust and deception and ask whether and how trust can be restored in modern democracy.

Synopsis:

Onora O???Neill investigates sources of deception in our society and re-examines questions of press freedom.

About the Author

Onora O'Neill is Principal of Newnham College, Cambridge and has written widely on political philosophy, ethics, international justice and Kant.

Table of Contents

1. Spreading suspicion; 2. Trust and terror; 3. Called to account; 4. Trust and transparency; 5. Licence to deceive?

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521823043
Author:
O'Neill, Onora
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Author:
O'Neill, Onora
Location:
Cambridge
Subject:
General
Subject:
Sociology - Social Theory
Subject:
History & Theory - General
Subject:
Mass Media - General
Subject:
General Philosophy
Subject:
Media Studies
Subject:
Sociology - General
Publication Date:
20020731
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Pages:
108
Dimensions:
8.02x5.48x.61 in. .51 lbs.

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