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On Lying in Politics
University of Queensland
2010
 

Friday, February 26th 2010
Time
Presentation
9.00-9.15
Arrival and Registration
9.15-9.30
Welcome
9.30-11.00
Keynote Paper
 ‘On Lying in Politics’, Professor Martin Jay
 (UC Berkeley)
11.00-11.30
Morning Tea
11.30-12.45
‘Speak the Truth’
 (Michael Levine, UWA & Damien Cox, Bond)
 
‘Dark Knights: Exploring the Deceptive Heroics of Philosopher Kings, Princes and Übermenschen
 (Kim Huynh, ANU)
12.45-1.45
Lunch
1.45-3.00
‘Maintain Self-Images: Self-Deception and Self-Belief in the Public Sphere’
(Fiona Jenkins, ANU)
 
‘At the Limits of Lying in Politics: The Case of Radovan Karadzic’
(Justine McGill, USYD)
 
3.00-3.30
Afternoon Tea
3.30-4.45
‘It’s Easier to Lie If You Believe it Yourself: Derrida, the Modern Lie and Lying to Oneself’
(Marguerite La Caze, UQ)
 
Lying and Politics: Thoughts of Strauss and Machiavelli’
(Matthew Sharpe, Deakin)

 
 

 

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