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Developing a Virtue-Imbued Casuistry for Business Ethics

Series: Issues in Business Ethics, Vol. 42

Calkins, Martin

2014, XX, 281 p. 3 illus.

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  • The only book of its kind on moral decision-making and business ethics
  • Makes it novel and a significant contribution to the field of business ethics by providing a comprehensive account of casuistry as a method of moral problem solving applied to business
  • Unique comparison of casuistry to classic virtue theory
  • Only text of its genre to explain the advantages and disadvantages of casuistry
  • Facilitates a deeper understanding of some of the pressing problems of the day
Casuistry, Virtue, and Business Ethics brings together three important processes for business ethics: casuistry, virtue ethics, and the business case method. In doing so, it considers the overlap and synergy of casuistry and virtue ethics, the similarities and differences of casuistry and the business case method, and the relationships between emerging and well-established cases. The goal of the book is twofold: to provide a distinctly practical method for moral decision-making within the context of business and to illustrate how contemporary vexing issues are similar to those of the past and how they might be resolved satisfactorily.

Content Level » Graduate

Keywords » Agricultural Biotechnology - Ancient Greek Casuistry - Biological Weapons - Bioweapons - Bittorent - Business Ethics - Case Studies - Casuistry - Christian Casuistry - Clinical Medicine - David Hume - Decision-Making - Food - Ford Pinto Case - GM Foods - Genetic Modification - Googlenomics - Hebrew Casuistry - Intellectual Property - Justice - Muslim Casuistry - Napster - Particular Virtues - Peer-to-Peer Sharing - Prudence - Risky Medical Therapy - Smallpox - Stoicism - Tamoxifan Therapy - Terrorist Attack - Thomas Hobbes - Universal Benevolence - Vaccine - Virtue - Virtue Eethics - Virtues of Commerce

Related subjects » Applied Ethics & Social Responsibility - Business & Management for Professionals - Religious Studies

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