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Ethics and Behavior: Philosophical Approaches (Discussion & Lecture) Monday 22nd of April 2013

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by Marc Le Menestrel (9/10/2011)

Summary

We build on Aristotle, Kant, and Mill to introduce criteria of ethical behaviour. These philosophical perspectives provide us with foundations to build a set of questions aimed at carrying out ethical analysis of business behaviours.

Required readings

• Shaw, William: “Classic Theories. Happiness, Function and Virtue”, in Social and Personal Ethics, Belmont (CA): Wadsworth, 1993, pp. 35-57.

• D.M. Ruiz: “The Master”.

Questions to prepare: Give an example where you have done something against your self-interest. Inspired by the reading, identify the values that oriented your action.

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