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Cutting-edge issues in Business Ethics: Continental by Mollie Painter-Morland, Patricia Werhane

By Mollie Painter-Morland, Patricia Werhane

This quantity is without doubt one of the only a few guides devoted to the demanding situations that Continental philosophy poses to the sphere of commercial Ethics. The authors are looking to draw realization to the paintings of Continental philosophers who've been relegated to the fringes of industrial Ethics scholarship, and current a few serious views which were overlooked inside company Ethics perform. As such, this quantity offers a critique of some of the assumptions that underpin conventional techniques to enterprise Ethics, and urges its readership to reconsider ethical corporation and epistemology, in addition to enterprise Ethics pedagogy.

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Business as a Humanity (Ruffin Lectures II) (New York: Oxford University Press, 1994); Peter A. French, “The Corporation as a Moral Person,” American Philosophical Quarterly 1979 (16:3); Manuel G Velasquez, Business Ethics (Engelwood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1982 and further editions). 2. David Hume, An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding, 2nd ed. A. ) New York: Harper & Row, 1874; Adam Smith, Theory of the Moral Sentiments (London: George Bell, 1880). C. Solomon 3. ” Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 1998–1999, 99, pp.

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