"Passing": The Ethics of Pretending to Be What You Are Not

Mills, Claudia
March 1999
Social Theory & Practice;Spring99, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p29
Academic Journal
The article presents the author's comments on the phenomenon of presenting oneself in some way other than what he/she really is. The author particularly focuses on more trivial and widespread attempts to lie about one's age. She explores whether this phenomenon could be called wrong. She says that she has no particular obligation to present her true self to others.


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