xii, 272 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
9780691129310 alkaline paper 0691129312 alkaline paper
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-258) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction Hobbes and the mask of power Mandeville and the virtues of vice The American Revolution and the art of sincerity Bentham and the utility of fiction Victorian democracy and Victorian hypocrisy Orwell and the hypocrisy of ideology Conclusion: Sincerity and hypocrisy in democratic politics.