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By Jacob Dahl Rendtorff

This booklet demonstrates how the conceptual assets of up to date French philosophy from the early 20thCentury to the current day should be utilized to offer us new views on company ethics and the ethics of agencies. In delivering an outline of attainable purposes, the ebook covers a variety of philosophers, philosophical pursuits and views and gives certain analyses of middle fabrics suitable to enterprise ethics. It explores and analyzes French philosophy, making an allowance for phenomenology, existentialism, French epistemology, structuralism, post-structuralism, deconstruction and postmodernism in addition to contemporary discussions of philosophy of businesses and management.

Each bankruptcy comprises feedback for extra examining and academic illustrations of attainable purposes to the mainstream company ethics and ethics of association literature.

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Marx. Tocqueville. Durkheim. Pareto. Weber, (1967), Gallimard, Tel Quel, Paris 1989, p. 320. 26 2 Business Ethics and Early Modern French Philosophy. . In his sociology of law Durkheim distinguishes between two types of legal regulation: the repressive and oppressive law that punishes the crime and the restitutive and cooperative law that represents the reforming social legal regulation aiming to reinstitute and develop social order. In a society with mechanical solidarity, collective consciousness is expressed in repressive law.

P. 250. 7 The Gift in Modern Society, Economics, and Business 35 aspects of the classical metaphysics of the gift can be found in modern societies. There are a number of conventions of gift giving that are essential to social relations in a generalized social economy. We can mention wedding, baptism, birthday presents, which have a spiritual significance for social relations. 59 But the state also provides examples of such kinds of mutual gift giving, as receiver and giver through taxes and social or health insurance.

He was well aware that his reading of Hegel was not innocent philosophy of history and it formed the basis for the formulation of his own philosophy. Koje´ve was also influenced by Hobbesian realism and the absolute conception of the state. In addition, one can find the influence of Friedrich Nietzsche’s (1844–1900) philosophy of the superman who fights to combat nihilism after the fall of metaphysics. Koje´ve’s interpretation of the Ph€ anomenologie des Geistes emphasizes Hegel’s concept of dialectics.

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