On Truth

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Whatever benefits and rewards it may sometimes be possible to attain by bullshitting, by dissembling, or by sheer mendacity, societies cannot afford to tolerate anyone or anything that fosters a slovenly indifference to the distinction between true and false. In a world of spin, rhetoric, blagging and bullshitting, a basic level of scepticism and the impulse to question first impressions is widely considered a virtue. Yet the very purpose of such caution - the discernment of truth - has for some time been undermined by a ...

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On Truth
2007, Pimlico, London

ISBN-13: 9781845951245

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On Truth
2006, Knopf Publishing Group, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780307264220

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On Truth
2006, Recorded Books, Inc., Olyphant

ISBN-13: 9781428105454

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