Author: Elize Jacinto Matos

The Crazy of Carlos Drummond de Andrade and the Applications on our Reality

Reading good books, appreciating the arts and listening to good music develop in us a stronger ability to perceive the world around us. Reading has always exerted and will profoundly transform the sincere reader who recognizes that he knows little, and that even under that little, there is an immensity to consider. Sensitivity becomes heightened in the reading exercise and the […]

The act of reflection on oneself and an outsourcing of ethical responsibility.

We rarely admit the error and when we do, it usually hurts. The act of recognizing one’s faults is closely connected with a mirror that reflects an image we rarely want to see. It is naturally understandable that the human being, in the majority of the times, will be overestimated, even when this appears camouflaged […]

Happiness, empathy and social selfishness: reflections on moral conduct in Utilitarianism

In utilitarian thought, the definition of morality will necessarily derive from articulation between sensitivity and rationality. The most immediate aggregation is with the Hobbesian model, where pain and pleasure are determining characteristics of cognition. The conception of Bentham establishes that nature placed humanity under the dominion of two sovereign masters: pain and pleasure. It is […]

Business Ethics and the Brazilian Reality

Business ethics has been gaining strength since the 1960s, after various scandals involving fraud, corruption, bribes and bad behavior, showing the need to rethink the organizational practices, which are also charged by society. Corporate ethics include a set of organizational principles, values, and norms that can be derived from individuals, organizational statements, or the legal […]

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