David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Systems Research and Behavioral Science 22 (4):291-8 (2005)
In this article I discuss Geoffrey Vickers’ ideas from the perspective of moral and political philosophy. His thought is presented through three key terms, which I suggest can encapsulate his philosophy: (i) our human capacity to respond aptly to our situation; (ii) the analysis of modern society in terms of institutions; and (iii) the moral importance of responsibility to the maintenance of human culture and cooperation.
|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
Wim Dubbink & Jeffery Smith (2011). A Political Account of Corporate Moral Responsibility. Ethical Theory and Moral Practice 14 (2):223-246.
Garrath Williams, Responsibility. Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
Garrath Williams (2006). 'Infrastructures of Responsibility': The Moral Tasks of Institutions. Journal of Applied Philosophy 23 (2):207–221.
Nien-Hê Hsieh (2009). Does Global Business Have a Responsibility to Promote Just Institutions? Business Ethics Quarterly 19 (2):251-273.
Kenton Machina (2007). Moral Responsibility—What is All the Fuss About? Acta Analytica 22 (1):29-47.
Scott Veitch (2007). Law and Irresponsibility: On the Legitimation of Human Suffering. Routledge-Cavendish.
Bert Scholtens (2009). Corporate Social Responsibility in the International Banking Industry. Journal of Business Ethics 86 (2):159 - 175.
Jeffery Smith (2011). A Political Account of Corporate Moral Responsibility. Ethical Theory and Moral Practice 14 (2):223 - 246.
Garrath Williams (2008). Responsibility as a Virtue. Ethical Theory and Moral Practice 11 (4):455 - 470.
Added to index2009-05-19
Total downloads20 ( #122,433 of 1,696,615 )
Recent downloads (6 months)8 ( #71,012 of 1,696,615 )
How can I increase my downloads?