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PHIL 331 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Motor Oil, Times Higher Education World University Rankings, Corporate Social Responsibility

Module 2: Why Business Ethics? Module Overview In this module we will examine such basic issues as the meaning and possibility of "Business Ethics." This module is divided into two sections. The first section examines ...

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PHIL 331
R. Ahmad
PHIL 331 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Peter French, Reinforcement, Moral Agency

Module 2: Part 2 - Corporations Can Business Be Ethical? In this section, we will investigate whether it makes sense to say that businesses (as entities separate from the people that make them up) should be ethical. Tha...

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PHIL 331
R. Ahmad
PHIL 331 Lecture 2: Module 1 The Basis of Reasoning Part 2

Module 1: Part 2 Moral Theories Introduction In this section, we will look at the moral theories to which philosophers most often appeal in their explorations of issues in business ethics. Unlike other modules, this modul...

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PHIL 331
R. Ahmad
PHIL 331 Lecture 1: Module 1 The Basis of Reasoning Part 1

Module 1: The Basics of Reasoning Module Overview The study of business ethics requires careful analysis of issues and clearheaded thinking about problems. If our efforts in this regard are to be successful, we will need s...

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PHIL 331
R. Ahmad
PHIL 335 Lecture Notes - Lecture 17: Bodily Integrity, Reproductive Health, Reall
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So how can we make judgements and assessments about general wellbeing, especially on individuals who live in different circumstances and societies that re totally different from our own? Also, how do we determine inequalit...

Philosophy
PHIL 335
Kelin Emmett
PHIL 335 Lecture Notes - Lecture 15: Bind, Rape Culture, Cultural Imperialism
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YOUNGS FIVE FACES OF OPPRESSION 1. Exploitation 2. Marginalization 3. Powerlessness 4. Cultural imperialism 5. Violence Cannot give a single definition of oppression. There is a family of concepts that apply to conditions ...

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PHIL 335
Kelin Emmett
PHIL 335 Lecture Notes - Lecture 16: British Thermal Unit, Oxymoron, Public Sphere
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McKinnon influential, she did her degree at Yale, works at Michigan uni in law, was quite influential in getting legal recognition of sexual harassment in workplace. FEMINIST THEORY OF THE STATE In the 80s GENDER ITSELF ...

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PHIL 335
Kelin Emmett
PHIL 335 Lecture Notes - Lecture 12: Louis Althusser, Labour Power, Contractible Space
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Discussion of Ideology ALTHUSSER Ideology social production Why is capitalism why is capitalism such a contractible problem? Why does it remain? Given that it is so exploitative, and against the needs of people, why do ...

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PHIL 335
Kelin Emmett
PHIL 335 Lecture 1: 8 January, Monday
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State CLAIMS to have legitimate monopoly over power. Politics is striving to take control of the state. Trying to become, find influence of leadership, of apparatus of power. A state can share ends with all sorts of poli...

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PHIL 335
Kelin Emmett
PHIL 335 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Natural And Legal Rights, Limited Government, Economic Inequality

SHKLAR - What is she saying about power - What is her concern about power - What is her prescription, what is she advising that we think about, or keep in mind - How do we think of rights - ...

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PHIL 335
Kelin Emmett
PHIL 335 Lecture Notes - Lecture 10: Decision-Making, Status Quo, Giant Component

Key features of each view (Page 29) 1-D VIEW a) Behaviour b) Decision-making c) Key issues d) Observable conflict (provides experimental test) e) Subjective interests 2-D VIEW a) Decision making...

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PHIL 335
Kelin Emmett
PHIL 335 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Social Order

LAW according to Weber - Power is chance of man or number of men to realize communal action, ... REVIEW - Power Legal order -- party - Property Economic order -- class - Honour Social order ...

Philosophy
PHIL 335
Kelin Emmett
PHIL 335 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Social Order

- Introduction to sorts of phenomenon, concepts, questions. May be that later on in course, Webers analysis of political power would be excellent here - If we thought of state this way, would help us view other t...

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PHIL 335
Kelin Emmett
PHIL 335 Lecture 6: 24 January, Wednesday

Premises of the Materialist Method pg. 27 Human beings produce the means to survive, all human beings do this. No matter when youre born We alter our situations to produce new and sufficient means. For example, we need...

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PHIL 335
Kelin Emmett
PHIL 335 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Political Philosophy, Class Conflict, Materialism

Marx - not necessarily a Liberalist thinker. POWER - Liberalism of fear? - State? What is role of state? - What is required for securing freedom? - Pg. 13 punishment, property rights - P...

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Kelin Emmett

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