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Department
Philosophy
Course
PHL295H1
Professor
Don Waterfall
Semester
Winter

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PHL295 Jan 27, 2010 -sole responsibility to increase shareholders income --> a bit _____ -what if killing someone brought in a lot of profit?? -a business cannot literally have responsibilities b.c. its not an actual person -to say a businesscompany has responsibilities is reallys aying its members has them -is at most a legal person-- imputing responsibilities to natural persons who make it up -civil law 1. the executive is the agent of the shareholders... 2.if exec engages in some act of charity or other activity.. theyre spending shareholders money.. not his own -not authorized to spend corporate money if not for company expenses 3.if you spend money on socially desirable things... -government not business - the exec that makes this decision is taxing wout authority -civil servant -counterexample: suppose that a private person makes contribution to some social need, does it make them a civil servant? obvs not. then why make corporate exec into civil servant?? 4. what contributions to society should be made?? -government are the ones with knowledege regarding public welfare www.notesolution.com
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