Table of contents for Mistakes were made (but not by me) : why we justify foolish beliefs, bad decisions, and hurtful acts / Carol Tavris & Elliot Aronson.

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CONTENTS
Introduction
Knaves, Fools, Villains, and Hypocrites:
How Do They Live with Themselves?
 
Chapter 1
Cognitive Dissonance: 
The Engine of Self-justification
 
Chapter 2
Pride and Prejudice . . . And Other Blind Spots
Chapter 3
Memory, the Self-justifying Historian
 
Chapter 4
Good Intentions, Bad Science: 
The Closed Loop of Clinical Judgment 
Chapter 5
Law and Disorder
Chapter 6
Love¿s Assassin: 
Self-justification in Marriage
Chapter 7
Wounds, Rifts, and Wars 
Chapter 8
Letting Go and Owning Up
Afterword
Endnotes
Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Cognitive dissonance.
Self-deception.