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The Ethics of Manipulation

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[New Entry by Robert Noggle on March 30, 2018.] Consider this case: Tonya plans to do Y, but Irving wants her to do X instead. Irving has tried unsuccessfully to provide Tonya with reasons for doing X rather than Y. If Irving is unwilling to resort to coercion or force, he might deploy any of the following tactics to try to influence Tonya's choice. For example, Irving might ......

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