What is Lying?


Just what is lying and why is it so important? Must a lie be false? Must the liar be trying to deceive you? This video investigates the philosophy of what lying is, and how it differs from merely misleading someone or bullshitting. In part 2, I’ll discuss the ethics of lying: is lying ever morally ok? If so, when? And what’s the moral difference between lying and merely misleading someone? Part 2: https://youtu.be/zKPUj_IxVi4 The discussion focuses on Jennifer Saul's book, Lying, Misleading, and What is Said (link below) Links: My academic philosophy page: http://markjago.net My book What Truth Is: http://bit.ly/JagoTruth Most of my publications are available freely here: https://philpapers.org/s/Mark%20Jago Lying, Misleading, and What is Said: https://global.oup.com/academic/product/lying-misleading-and-what-is-said-9780199603688 Get in touch on Social media! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/AtticPhilosophy Twitter: https://twitter.com/PhilosophyAttic #lying #philosophy #language Music and graphics © Attic Philosophy 2020







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