TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
Mills, Claudia
PUB. DATE
March 1999
SOURCE
Social Theory & Practice;Spring99, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p29
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
2008819

 

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