Handbook of the Philosophical Foundations of Business Ethics

Editor: Luetge, Christoph
Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Springer Science+Business Media

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ISBN: 978-94-007-1493-9
Category: Business, Finance & Economics - Business
Image Count: 30
Book Status: Available
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The Handbook of Business Ethics: Philosophical Foundations is a standard interdisciplinary reference handbook in the field of business ethics. Articles by notable philosophers and economists examine fundamental concepts, theories and questions of business ethics: Are morality and self-interest compatible? What is meant by a just price? What did the Scholastic philosophers think about business?

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • List of Contributors
  • Part 1 Aristotelian Foundations of Business Ethics George Bragues
  • 1 Aristotelian Business Ethics: Core Concepts and Theoretical Foundations George Bragues
  • 2 Aristotle and Business: An Inescapable Tension Colin D. Pearce
  • 3 Aristotle and the Corporation Alejo José G. Sison
  • 4 Aristotle on Character Formation Edwin Hartman
  • 5 The Empirics of Virtue Theory: What Can Psychology Tell Us About Moral Character? Miguel Alzola
  • 6 Virtue as a Model of Business Ethics Eugene Heath
  • Part 2 Scholastic Thought and Business Ethics Domènec Melé
  • 7 Scholastic Thought and Business Ethics: An Overview Domènec Melé
  • 8 Scholastic Business Ethics: Thomas Aquinas Versus William of Ockham Claus Dierksmeier
  • 9 Economic and Business Ethics in Select Italian Scholastics (ca. 1200–1450) Martin Schlag
  • 10 Business Ethics in the School of Salamanca André Azevedo Alves and José Manuel Moreira
  • 11 The Influence of Thomistic Thought in Contemporary Business Ethics Helen Alford
  • Part 3 Morality and Self-Interest: From Hume and Smith to Contemporary Perspectives Christoph Luetge
  • 12 David Hume and the Scottish Enlightenment Gerhard Engel
  • 13 Adam Smith on Morality and Self-Interest Thomas Wells
  • 14 Utilitarianism Nikil Mukerji
  • 15 Biological and Experimental Perspectives on Self-Interest: Reciprocal Altruism and Genetic Egoism Hannes Rusch and Ulrich Frey
  • Part 4 Kantian and Hegelian Thoughts on Modern Economics Tatjana Schönwälder-Kuntze
  • 16 Kant's Categorical Imperative and the Moral Worth of Increasing Profits Karsten M. Thiel
  • 17 The Figure of “Rivalry” and Its Function in Kant's Ethics Tatjana Schönwälder-Kuntze
  • 18 Kant and Hegel on Property Andreas Eckl
  • 19 Hegel on Modern Economics and Business Albena Neschen
  • 20 Hegel and the French: Economical Philosophy Instead of Ethics Wolf Dieter Enkelmann
  • Part 5 A Marxist Ethic of Business J. Angelo Corlett
  • 21 A Marxist Ethic of Business J. Angelo Corlett
  • Part 6 Contemporary Continental Philosophy and Business Ethics Campbell Jones
  • 22 Life Mollie Painter-Morland
  • 23 The Other David Bevan
  • 24 Purpose René ten Bos
  • 25 Faith Bent Meier Sørensen and Sverre Spoelstra
  • Part 7 Discourse Ethics and Business Katja Thierjung
  • 26 Fundamentals of Discourse Ethics Katja Thierjung
  • 27 Discourse and Normative Business Ethics Peter Edward and Hugh Willmott
  • 28 Discourse and Tractable Morality Gjalt de Graaf
  • Part 8 Contractarianism Christoph Luetge
  • 29 The Classic Social Contract Tradition Wolfgang Kersting
  • 30 The Modern Social Contract Tradition Lisa Herzog
  • 31 The Idea of a Contractarian Business Ethics Christoph Luetge
  • Part 9 Sen's Capabilities, Poverty and Economic Welfare Adela Cortina
  • 32 The Philosophical Foundations of the Capabilities Approach Jesús Conill
  • 33 The Capability Approach as Guidance for Corporate Ethics Georges Enderle
  • 34 Capabilities, Human Rights and Business Adela Cortina
  • 35 Poverty as a Lack of Freedom: A Short History of the Capability Approach Gustavo Pereira
  • 36 Business Contribution to Human Development from the Capabilities Approach Standpoint Domingo García-Marzá
  • 37 Agency, Welfare, Equality, and Democracy David A. Crocker
  • Part 10 Justice and Business Ethics Geert Demuijnck
  • 38 Duties of Justice in Business Geert Demuijnck
  • 39 Executive Compensation and Distributive Justice Luc Van Liedekerke
  • Part 11 Jewish Foundations of Business Ethics Aaron Levine*
  • 40 Imitatio Dei and Jewish Business Ethics Aaron Levine
  • Part 12 Christian Foundations of Business Ethics Michael Schramm
  • 41 Christian Social and Business Ethics: Biblical Foundations Traugott Jähnichen
  • 42 Christian Metaphysics and Business Ethics: A Systematic Approach Michael Schramm
  • 43 The Traditional Christian Social Ethics Ursula Nothelle-Wildfeuer
  • Part 13 Islamic Foundations of Business Ethics Jawed Akhtar Mohammed
  • 44 The Ethical System in Islam – Implications for Business Practices Jawed Akhtar Mohammed
  • 45 Business Precepts of Islam: The Lawful and Unlawful Business Transactions According to Shariah Jawed Akhtar Mohammed
  • 46 A Conceptual Framework of Business Ethics in Islam Jawed Akhtar Mohammed
  • Part 14 Eastern Cultural, Philosophical and Religious Foundations of Business Ethics Po-Keung Ip
  • 47 Daoism and Business Ethics Po-Keung Ip
  • 48 Chinese Guanxi and Business Ethics Eike A. Langenberg
  • 49 Confucian Virtues and Business Ethics Edward J. Romar
  • 50 Confucian and Legalist Basis of Leadership and Business Ethics Kwang-Kuo Hwang
  • 51 On Yijing as Basis of Chinese Business Ethics and Management Chung-Ying Cheng
  • Part 15 Human Rights, Globalization and Business Ethics David Bilchitz
  • 52 Corporations and Fundamental Rights: What is the Nature of Their Obligations, if any? David Bilchitz
  • 53 Corporate Human Rights Violations: A Case for Extraterritorial Regulation Surya Deva
  • 54 What Are the Obligations of Those Who Invest in Corporations? Bonita Meyersfeld
  • Part 16 Gender Issues and Business Ethics Lindsay J. Thompson
  • 55 Framing Global Gender Issues: Cross-Cultural Theory and Analysis Lindsay J. Thompson
  • 56 Feminist Care Ethics and Business Ethics Maurice Hamington
  • 57 Women's Work: Global Trends and Demographics of Wealth and Employment Kristen Abatsis McHenry
  • 58 Gender Issues in Entrepreneurship Denise Kleinrichert
  • 59 Gender Issues in Corporate Leadership Devora Shapiro and Marilea Bramer
  • 60 Work/Life Integration Erin C. Tarver
  • Part 17 Free Markets, Morality and Business Ethics Tibor R. Machan
  • 61 Business and Liberty: An Ethical Union Tibor R. Machan
  • 62 Pro-Market Versus Anti-Market Approaches to Business Ethics Nicholas Capaldi
  • 63 Entrepreneurship and Ethics Stephen Hicks
  • 64 Making Room for Business Ethics: Rights as Metanorms for Market and Moral Values Douglas B. Rasmussen and Douglas J. Den Uyl
  • Part 18 Property Rights: Material and Intellectual Robert W. McGee
  • 65 Property Rights Versus Utilitarian Ethics Robert W. McGee
  • 66 The Body as Property Doctrine Robert W. McGee
  • 67 Property Rights Versus Governments Robert W. McGee
  • 68 The Case Against Intellectual Property Stephan Kinsella
  • Part 19 Philosophical Issues of Management and Corporations Jacob Dahl Rendtorff
  • 69 Basic Concepts of Philosophy of Management and of Corporations Jacob Dahl Rendtorff
  • 70 The History of the Philosophy of Management and Corporations Jacob Dahl Rendtorff
  • 71 Philosophical Theories of Management and Corporations Jacob Dahl Rendtorff
  • 72 Recent Debates in Philosophy of Management Jacob Dahl Rendtorff
  • Part 20 Methodology and Business Ethics Jesús Zamora-Bonilla
  • 73 Moral Implications of Rational Choice Theories John N. Hooker
  • 74 Scientific Study of Morals Maria Gräfenhain and Alex Wiegmann
  • 75 Value Ladenness and the Value-Free Ideal in Scientific Research Wenceslao J. Gonzalez
  • 76 The Social Contract of Science J. Francisco Álvarez and Jesús Zamora-Bonilla
  • 77 The Ethics of Statistical Testing Jan Sprenger and David Teira