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A Cooperative Species: Human Reciprocity and Its Evolution

Samuel Bowles and Herbert Gintis

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151250
eISBN:
9781400838837
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151250.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

Why do humans, uniquely among animals, cooperate in large numbers to advance projects for the common good? Contrary to the conventional wisdom in biology and economics, this generous and civic-minded ... More


The Balanced Company: A Theory of Corporate Integrity

Muel Kaptein and Johan Wempe

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199255504
eISBN:
9780191698248
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199255504.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Organization Studies

This book provides a coherent overview of the most important theories and insights in the field of business ethics, together with a substantiated development of ethical norms and values with which ... More


The Idea of Hellenic Harmony

Nicholas White

in Individual and Conflict in Greek Ethics

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198250593
eISBN:
9780191598661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198250592.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

The historiography of Greek ethics has, since the days of Winckelmann, Schiller, and Hegel, been shaped by an effort to use it in modern debates. Kantians believed that the Greeks ignored the notion ... More


The Causal Theory of Ethics

Mark Fedyk

in The Social Turn in Moral Psychology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035569
eISBN:
9780262337151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035569.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter introduces a novel ethical theory that is designed to help bridge research in the social sciences with research in moral psychology. According to the causal theory of ethics, what makes ... More


What Are Rights?

Aryeh Neier

in The International Human Rights Movement: A History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691135151
eISBN:
9781400841875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691135151.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter looks at how, among those engaged in the promotion of human rights, there is general agreement that rights are an aspect of humanity. They are not dependent on such characteristics as ... More


The Double Meaning of Law: Does it Matter if Film Lawyers are Unethical?

Greenfield Steve and Guy Osborn

in Law and Popular Culture

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199272235
eISBN:
9780191699603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272235.003.0035
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter examines the role and function of ethical issues in law films and suggests why this is often so important. It determines the ethical norms that exist and the extent to which lawyers are ... More


From Gladiators and Umpires to Problem-Solvers and Managers

Jane C. Murphy and Jana B. Singer

in Divorced from Reality: Rethinking Family Dispute Resolution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814708934
eISBN:
9780814708941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814708934.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter examines the changing roles of lawyers and judges in the new family court system and the implications of these new and expanded roles for families and family dispute resolution. While ... More


5 From Gladiators and Umpires to Problem-Solvers and Managers

Jane C. Murphy and Jana B. Singer

in Divorced from Reality: Rethinking Family Dispute Resolution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814708934
eISBN:
9780814708941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814708934.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter examines the changing roles of lawyers and judges in the new family court system and the implications of these new and expanded roles for families and family dispute resolution. While ... More


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