French Philosophy and Social Theory : A Perspective for Ethics and Philosophy of Management

This book demonstrates how the conceptual resources of contemporary French philosophy from the early 20thCentury to the present day can be applied to give us new perspectives on business ethics and the ethics of organizations. In providing an overview of possible applications,the book covers a wide...

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Main Author: Rendtorff, Jacob Dahl
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Dordrecht Springer Netherlands 2014, 2014
Edition:1st ed. 2014
Series:Ethical Economy, Studies in Economic Ethics and Philosophy
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:This book demonstrates how the conceptual resources of contemporary French philosophy from the early 20thCentury to the present day can be applied to give us new perspectives on business ethics and the ethics of organizations. In providing an overview of possible applications,the book covers a wide range of philosophers, philosophical movements and perspectives, and provides detailed analyses of core materials relevant to business ethics. It explores and analyzes French philosophy, taking into account phenomenology,existentialism, French epistemology, structuralism, post-structuralism,deconstruction and postmodernism as well as recent discussions of philosophy of organizations and management. Each chapter contains suggestions for further reading and educational illustrations of possible applications to the mainstream business ethics and ethics of organization literature
Physical Description:VII, 315 p online resource
ISBN:9789401788458