Moral Issues in Business

Fall 2021 (online lecture, asynchronous)

Course Description. In this course, we will rely on various theoretical perspectives including sociological, economical, feminist, and decolonial in exploring and analyzing moral issues in business. More specifically, we will learn about the values and assumptions that undergird business and economic market relationships. We will address issues dealing with the moral and ethical foundations of capitalism and free markets as a socio-economic system.

The works of the thinkers that are discussed in this course include R. M. Hare, Richard Rorty,

Joseph A. Schumpeter, Gerald Gaus, Erik Olin Wright, Karl Marx, and Immanuel Kant.