Business Ethics: A Kantian Perspective / Edition 1

Business Ethics: A Kantian Perspective / Edition 1

by Norman E. Bowie
     
 

ISBN-10: 063121173X

ISBN-13: 9780631211730

Pub. Date: 02/03/1999

Publisher: Wiley

This book provides a distinctive and wide-ranging introduction to business ethics. In so doing, Bowie applies the essential features of Kantian moral philosophy to the business firm by addressing the question "How should a business firm in a capitalist economy be structured and managed according to the principles of Kant's ethics?" In answering that question the

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This book provides a distinctive and wide-ranging introduction to business ethics. In so doing, Bowie applies the essential features of Kantian moral philosophy to the business firm by addressing the question "How should a business firm in a capitalist economy be structured and managed according to the principles of Kant's ethics?" In answering that question the author spells out the implications of Kant's ethics for business practice.

It provides essential reading for anyone with an academic or professional interest in business ethics today.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631211730
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/03/1999
Pages:
194
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.15(h) x 0.74(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction1
1The Self-Defeating Nature of Immoral Business Practice11
2Treating the Humanity of Stakeholders as Ends Rather Than as Means Merely41
3The Firm as a Moral Community82
4Acting from Duty: How Pure a Motive?120
5The Cosmopolitan Perspective149
Bibliography177
Further Reading179
Index180

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