Chapter 3 – Virtues
What is an Intellectual Virtue? Roberts and Wood (2007), in the book Intellectual virtues: an essay in regulative epistemology, seek to outline this question thoughtfully and insightfully throughout its pages. Starting from the idea that Virtues make a person excellent as a human being, this text aims to summarize the main ideas contained in chapter […]
The virtue of trust and the admethics group: perspectives from studies in progress.
Trust is the basis of existing social relationships at all levels, and without it, social cohesion cannot exist (Sélles, 2020). Ethical behavior within a group depends on existing trust relationships (Colquitt et al., 2007; Hardin, 2002; Mayer et al., 1995). Trust in general is a multidisciplinary concept with a wide variety of definitions. Rousseau et al. (1998) define […]
What is emerging (or re-emerging) in our time is the legitimization of a selective ethic according to the categorical attributes into which each individual fits. For this ideology, if someone has the misfortune of falling into a given category, it is enough to be accused of being an oppressor, a potential criminal, and to have […]
A possibility of alignment between ethics and finance
Enron Corporation was a world leader in power distribution. Located in Houston, Texas, it employed about 21,000 people. In the year of 2000, before filing for bankruptcy due to accounting fraud, Enron earned $ 101 billion. This is not the first and will not be the last case in which companies are involved in some […]
Are There Universal Values?
“Traveling through the dark I found a deer dead on the edge of the Wilson River road. It is usually best to roll them into the canyon: that road is narrow; to swerve might make more dead. By glow of the tail-light I stumbled back of the car and stood by the heap, a doe, […]