Philosophy / Ethics Courses Online

Thursday, May 5, 2016


Lander.edu homepage
http://philosophy.lander.edu/index.html

Introduction to Philosophical Thinking
http://philosophy.lander.edu/intro/introbook-links.html

Introduction to Ethical Studies An Open Source Reader
http://philosophy.lander.edu/ethics/ethicsbook.pdf

Ethics Study Questions
http://philosophy.lander.edu/ethics/notes-topics.html

Capitalism, Business Ethics, and Moral Economy

Saturday, April 30, 2016

current readings on on capitalism, business ethics, and moral economy...

http://www.forbes.com/sites/stevedenning/2014/09/26/has-capitalism-reached-a-turning-point/#20c55efc49dd

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-02-03/goldman-sachs-says-it-may-be-forced-to-fundamentally-question-how-capitalism-is-working

http://www.forbes.com/sites/timworstall/2015/09/09/capitalism-needs-the-rule-of-law-not-the-whim-of-bureaucracy-to-function/#3636d9c568c4

http://www.forbes.com/sites/fredsmith/2015/11/17/virtuous-capitalism-in-theory-and-practice/#4859f4ef3823

http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2016/05/my-secret-shame/476415/

http://www.bworldonline.com/content.php?section=Opinion&title=Thomas-Hobbes-Saul-Alinsky-and-Rodrigo-Duterte&id=126672

http://distributistreview.com/a-distributist-looks-at-capitalism-and-socialism/

http://distributistreview.com/justice-economics-not-socialism/

http://distributistreview.com/the-civic-state/

http://www.salon.com/2016/03/29/we_are_the_death_merchant_of_the_world_ex_bush_official_lawrence_wilkerson_condemns_military_industrial_complex/

http://billmoyers.com/2014/07/15/capitalism%E2%80%99s-deeper-problem/

http://billmoyers.com/story/why-bernies-right-about-glass-steagall/

http://www.theatlantic.com/notes/all/2016/04/your-stories-of-financial-struggle/479157/

http://distributistreview.com/scaling-business/

https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2016/04/five-measures-of-growth-that-are-better-than-gdp

https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2016/04/the-problem-with-measuring-a-2016-economy-using-1940s-methods

https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2016/04/let-s-ditch-the-economy-of-the-1-and-replace-it-with-a-human-economy

https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2016/04/what-is-hypergrowth-why-does-it-matter

Assessing the Moral Limits of Markets

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Michael Sandel, a Harvard University professor of political philosophy and author of "Justice: What's the Right Thing to Do?" discusses the moral limits of financial markets with Bloomberg's Haslinda Amin on "Trending Business." (Source: Bloomberg, 8:59 PM CST, November 4, 2015)

The Dreyfuss Civics Initiative

Sunday, February 28, 2016

http://www.thedreyfussinitiative.org/initiative/

http://www.thedreyfussinitiative.org/initiative/


I teach them all the good I can, and recommend them to others from whom I think they will get some moral benefit. And the treasures that the wise men of old have left us in their writings I open and explore with my friends. If we come on any good thing, we extract it, and we set much store on being useful to one another. - Socrates, Memorabilia
 
 
 
What we maintain is that in none of the problems of life can men afford to lose sight of the storehouse bequeathed to them by the ancients. In the complexus of everything which differentiates man from the brute creation, the voice of antiquity must be heard...

-H. Browne, quoted in "Classics and Citizenship" The Classical Quarterly, 1920