Back-Door Lies and Promising Under Coercion

Posted: 20 Oct 2020

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Seana Shiffrin

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law

Date Written: October 15, 2020

Abstract

This article replies to critical essays by Rae Langton and David Owens about my book Speech Matters: On Lying, Morality and the Law. The article discusses the scope and morality of lying, deception, and promises extracted under duress.

Keywords: back-door lies, coerced promises, free speech culture, lying and non-lying deception

Suggested Citation

Shiffrin, Seana, Back-Door Lies and Promising Under Coercion (October 15, 2020). Mind (Oct. 14, 2020), UCLA School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 20-31, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3712709

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