Of the Vices Opposed to Truth, and First of Lying
We must now consider the vices opposed to truth, and
- dissimulation or hypocrisy:
- boasting and the opposite vice. Concerning lying there are four points of inquiry:
- Whether lying, as containing falsehood, is always opposed to truth?
- Of the species of lying;
- Whether lying is always a sin?
- Whether it is always a mortal sin?