Secrets : on the ethics of concealment and revelation

TitleSecrets : on the ethics of concealment and revelation
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication1984
AuthorsBok, S
PublisherOxford University Press
Place PublishedNew York
Publication Languageeng
ISBN Number0192177338
Accession Number461430
Keywordsand , aspects. , ethical , Moral , Secrecy
AbstractThis book examines the distinction that can be drawn between secrecy and privacy, why both are needed in many situations, and when secrets are desirable, such as the need to preserve surprise, and situations where secrets can be harmful and self-destructive.
Notes83013408Sissela Bok.Cataloging based on CIP information.Includes bibliographical references and index.
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