The moral responsibility of firms /

Whether firms can be said to be moral agents and to have the capacity for moral responsibility has significant practical consequences. In most legal systems in the world, business firms are recognized as persons with the ability to own property, to maintain and defend lawsuits, and to self-organize...

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Other Authors: Orts, Eric W., Smith, N. Craig, 1958-
Format: Book
Published: Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2017
Edition:First Edition
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: The moral responsibility of firms : renewed interest in a perennial question of business ethics / N. Craig Smith
  • The conversable, responsible corporation / Philip Pettit
  • The intentions of a group / Michael E. Bratman
  • The diachronic moral responsibility of firms / Peter A. French
  • Pluralistic functionalism about corporate agency / Waheed Hussain and Joakim Sandberg
  • The phantom menace of the responsibility deficit / John Hasnas
  • How insiders abuse the idea of corporate personality / Ian Maitland
  • On (not) attributing moral responsibility to organizations / David Rönnegard and Manuel Velasquez
  • Blame, emotion, and the corporation / Amy J. Sepinwall
  • The unrecognized consensus about firm moral responsibility / Kendy Hess
  • Corporate moral agency, positive duties, and purpose / Nien-hê Hsieh
  • Conclusion: The moral responsibility of firms : past, present and future / Eric W. Orts