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Ethics and profits

thecrisis of confidence in American business

by Leonard Solomon Silk

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Published by Simon and Schuster in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Industry -- Social aspects -- United States.,
  • Business ethics.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementLeonard Silk and David Vogel.
    ContributionsVogel, David, 1947-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD60.5.U5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination251 p. ;
    Number of Pages251
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21591703M
    ISBN 100671223437

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    R. Edward Freeman (born Decem ) is an American philosopher and professor of business administration at the Darden School of the University of Virginia, particularly known for his work on stakeholder theory () and on business ethics. Born in Columbus, Georgia, Freeman received a B.A. in mathematics and philosophy from Duke Alma mater: Wharton School of the University .   The power and profits of the fossil fuel industry and its allies determine the environmental agenda, not science or ethics. “Lucrative timber extraction, agricultural conversion, hydroelectric impoundment, mining, and so on” do not continue because of bad philosophy, but precisely because of how lucrative they are.

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