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Secrets: On the Ethics of Concealment and Revelation

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Publisher Comments:

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.

Table of Contents

Approaches to secrecy — Secrecy and moral choice — Coming to experience secrecy and openness — Secret societies — Secrecy and self-deception — Confessions — Gossip — Secrecy, power, and accountability — Limits of confidentiality — Trade and corporate secrecy — Secrecy and competition in science — Secrets of state — Military secrecy — Whistleblowing adn leaking — Intrusive social science research — Investigative journalism — Undercover police operations — Conclusion — Notes.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307761729
Subtitle:
On the Ethics of Concealment and Revelation
Publisher:
Vintage Books
Author:
BOK, Sissela
Subject:
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Publication Date:
19891217
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
332

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Health and Self-Help » Psychology » General
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Humanities » Philosophy » Ethics

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