David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Journal of Business Ethics 4 (5):385 - 393 (1985)
Competition is the most basic force traditionally regarded by Western economists as governing both society's resources allocation and income distribution. No wonder, then, that many legal systems have been concerned with various aspects of competitive activity, and formulated laws and rulings to keep market behavior within limits of ethical conduct. Jewish law has not been an exception. The focus of this paper is on competition in consumption. Its underlying assumption is that lawmakers' decisions approximate optimality in resource allocation. The validity of the ‘optimality’ assumption is assessed in light of the special moral features unique to Jewish law.
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Simon Greenberg (1977). The Ethical in the Jewish and American Heritage. Distributed by Ktav Pub. House.
Moshe Koppel (1996). Meta-Halakhah: Logic, Intuition and the Unfolding of Jewish Law. Jason Aronson.
Louis Jacobs (2000). A Tree of Life: Diversity, Flexibility, and Creativity in Jewish Law. Littman Library of Jewish Civilization.
Johan J. Graafland (2003). Distribution of Responsibility, Ability and Competition. Journal of Business Ethics 45 (1-2):133 - 147.
Warren Goldstein (2006). Defending the Human Spirit: Jewish Law's Vision for a Moral Society. Feldheim.
Elliot N. Dorff (2007). For the Love of God and People: A Philosophy of Jewish Law. The Jewish Publication Society.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads2 ( #345,268 of 1,098,887 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #286,682 of 1,098,887 )
How can I increase my downloads?