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  1. Thomas Donaldson (forthcoming). Appendix. The Ruffin Series in Business Ethics:153-163.
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  2. Thomas Donaldson (forthcoming). Al Gini. Case Studies in Business Ethics.
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  3. Thomas Donaldson (forthcoming). Bhopal. The Ruffin Series in Business Ethics:110-115.
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  4. Thomas Donaldson (forthcoming). Conclusion. The Ruffin Series in Business Ethics:145-151.
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  5. Thomas Donaldson (forthcoming). Index. The Ruffin Series in Business Ethics:187-196.
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  6. Thomas Donaldson (forthcoming). Notes. The Ruffin Series in Business Ethics:165-185.
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  7. Thomas Donaldson (forthcoming). Overview. The Ruffin Series in Business Ethics:6-8.
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  8. Thomas Donaldson (forthcoming). Platitudes in Mathematics. Synthese:1-22.
    The term ‘continuous’ in real analysis wasn’t given an adequate formal definition until 1817. However, important theorems about continuity were proven long before that. How was this possible? In this paper, I introduce and refine a proposed answer to this question, derived from the work of Frank Jackson, David Lewis and other proponents of the ‘Canberra plan’. In brief, the proposal is that before 1817 the meaning of the term ‘continuous’ was determined by a number of ‘platitudes’ which had some (...)
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  9. Thomas Donaldson (forthcoming). Realism. The Ruffin Series in Business Ethics:11-13.
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  10. Thomas Donaldson (forthcoming). Rights. The Ruffin Series in Business Ethics:66-77.
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  11. Thomas Donaldson (forthcoming). The Ethics of Risk. The Ruffin Series in Business Ethics:109-110.
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  12. Thomas Donaldson (forthcoming). The Failure of Realism. The Ruffin Series in Business Ethics:10-11.
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  13. Thomas Donaldson (2015). Reading the Book of the World. Philosophical Studies 172 (4):1051-1077.
    In Writing the Book of the World, Ted Sider argues that David Lewis’s distinction between those predicates which are ‘perfectly natural’ and those which are not can be extended so that it applies to words of all semantic types. Just as there are perfectly natural predicates, there may be perfectly natural connectives, operators, singular terms and so on. According to Sider, one of our goals as metaphysicians should be to identify the perfectly natural words. Sider claims that there is a (...)
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  14. Thomas Donaldson (2014). A Trivialist's Travails. Philosophia Mathematica 22 (3):380-401.
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  15. Thomas Mark Eden Donaldson (2014). If There Were No Numbers, What Would You Think? Thought: A Journal of Philosophy 3 (4):283-287.
    Hartry Field has argued that mathematical realism is epistemologically problematic, because the realist is unable to explain the supposed reliability of our mathematical beliefs. In some of his discussions of this point, Field backs up his argument by saying that our purely mathematical beliefs do not ‘counterfactually depend on the facts’. I argue that counterfactual dependence is irrelevant in this context; it does nothing to bolster Field's argument.
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  16. Thomas Donaldson (2013). Executive Compensation. In Hugh LaFollette (ed.), The International Encyclopedia of Ethics. Wiley-Blackwell.
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  17. Philipp Schreck, Dominik van Aaken & Thomas Donaldson (2013). Positive Economics and the Normativistic Fallacy. Business Ethics Quarterly 23 (2):297-329.
    In response to criticism of empirical or “positive” approaches to corporate social responsibility (CSR), we defend the importance of these approaches for any CSR theory that seeks to have practical impact. Although we acknowledge limitations to positive approaches, we unpack the neglected but crucial relationships between positive knowledge on the one hand and normative knowledge on the other in the implementation of CSR principles. Using the structure of a practical syllogism, we construct a model that displays the key role of (...)
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  18. Thomas Donaldson, Connecting Nature and Freedom in Kant's Third Critique.
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  19. Thomas Donaldson (2012). Three Ethical Roots of the Economic Crisis. Journal of Business Ethics 106 (1):5-8.
    On Sept 15, 2008, ‘‘Dark Monday,’’ the world witnessed a radical reshaping of Wall Street. Lehman Brothers fell toward bankruptcy; Merrill Lynch was sold to its rival, Bank of America; and AIG pleaded for $40 billion in government relief. Those calamities marched in step with a dismal parade including the US government takeover of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the bailout of Bear Stearns, and the entire subprime debacle. We rightly blame Wall Street leaders for bungling business decisions, for misestimating (...)
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  20. John Boatright, Norman Bowie, Archie Carroll, Gerald Cavanagh, Joanne B. Ciulla, Wesley Cragg, Richard De George, Joseph Desjardins, John Dienhart & Thomas Donaldson (2010). From Past and Present Editorial Board Members, Associate Editors, and Advisory Editors: Anniversary Reflections. Business Ethics Quarterly 20 (4):711.
     
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  21. Thomas Donaldson (2010). Brenkert , George G. , and Beauchamp , Tom L. The Oxford Handbook of Business Ethics . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010. Pp. 733. $150.00 (Cloth). [REVIEW] Ethics 121 (1):187-193.
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  22. Thomas Donaldson (2010). George G. Brenkert and Tom L. Beauchamp, The Oxford Handbook of Business Ethics. Ethics 121 (1):187.
     
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  23. Thomas M. Donaldson, Elizabeth Fistein & Michael Dunn (2010). Case-Based Seminars in Medical Ethics Education: How Medical Students Define and Discuss Moral Problems. Journal of Medical Ethics 36 (12):816-820.
    Discussion of real cases encountered by medical students has been advocated as a component of medical ethics education. Suggested benefits include: a focus on the actual problems that medical students confront; active learner involvement; and facilitation of an exploration of the meaning of their own values in relation to professional behaviour. However, the approach may also carry risks: students may focus too narrowly on particular clinical topics or show a preference for discussing legal problems that may appear to have clearer (...)
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  24. Thomas Donaldson (2009). Compass and Dead Reckoning: The Dynamic Implications of ISCT. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 88 (4):659 - 664.
    The dynamic relationship between hypernorms and microsocial contracts can explain novel, evolutionary changes in economic life. The conceptual machinery of Integrative Social Contracts Theory (ISCT) can be expanded in order to understand dynamic moments in the evolution in economic life such as the economic crisis of 2008–2009. When a transition in the ethical interpretation of economic events occurs over time, it can be understood as a transition from the opaqueness of hypernorms to the relative clarity of microsocial contracts. This phenomenon (...)
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  25. Bradley R. Agle, Thomas Donaldson & R. Edward Freeman (2008). Dialogue: Toward Superior Stakeholder Theory. Business Ethics Quarterly 18 (2):153-190.
    A quick look at what is happening in the corporate world makes it clear that the stakeholder idea is alive, well, and flourishing; and the question now is not “if ” but “how” stakeholder theory will meet the challenges of its success. Does stakeholder theory’s “arrival” mean continued dynamism, refinement, and relevance, or stasis? How will superior stakeholder theory continue to develop? In light of these and related questions, the authors of these essays conducted an ongoing dialogue on the current (...)
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  26. Thomas Donaldson (2008). Hedge Fund Ethics. Business Ethics Quarterly 18 (3):405-416.
    Hedge funds are targets of mounting ethical criticism. The most salient focuses on their opacity. Hedge funds are structured to block transparency for strategic reasons: that is, they systematically deny information to their own investors and to governments in order to protect their competitive advantage, even though the information they hide holds tremendous significance for the interests of both groups. In this article I will detail the ethical allegations made against hedge funds, showing why their opacity creates intractable conflicts that (...)
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  27. Thomas Donaldson (2002). The Stakeholder Revolution and the Clarkson Principles. Business Ethics Quarterly 12 (2):107-112.
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  28. Thomas W. Dunfee & Thomas J. Donaldson (2002). Untangling the Corruption Knot: Global Bribery Viewed Through the Lens of Integrative Social Contract Theory. In Norman E. Bowie (ed.), The Blackwell Guide to Business Ethics. Blackwell. 6--61.
     
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  29. Thomas Donaldson (2001). Constructing a Social Contract for Business. In Alan R. Malachowski (ed.), Business Ethics: Critical Perspectives on Business and Management. Routledge. 1--209.
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  30. Thomas Donaldson (2001). Ethics in Cyberspace: Have We Seen This Movie Before? Business and Society Review 106 (4):273-291.
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  31. Thomas Donaldson (2001). Multinational Decision Making. In Alan R. Malachowski (ed.), Business Ethics: Critical Perspectives on Business and Management. Routledge. 3--57.
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  32. Thomas Donaldson (2001). The Business Ethics of Bioethics Consulting. Hastings Center Report 31 (2):12-14.
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  33. Thomas Donaldson (2001). The Ethical Wealth of Nations. Journal of Business Ethics 31 (1):25 - 36.
    Michael Porter argues that some nations manifest a competitive advantage deriving from key elements of their economic structure. Some nations are thus disposed by structure to possess what Porter calls a "competitive advantage of nations" (Porter, 1990). In this paper I examine the prospect of an ethical advantage of nations, and in particular, of a set of advantages that extend far beyond the simple dimension of trust so often discussed. I consider, further, how such a range of ethical features would (...)
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  34. Thomas Donaldson (2000). Are Business Managers “Professionals”? Business Ethics Quarterly 10 (1):83-94.
    This paper examines two issues about professionalism and business that appear at first blush to be entirely separate. The first is the question of who counts as a “professional,” and whether, in particular, business people are “professionals.” The second issue is howacknowledged professionals that regularly interact with business, such as accountants, lawyers, and physicians, can find the moral free space necessary to maintain professional integrity in the face of financial pressures. Conflicts of interest for professionals working incorporations recur with disturbing (...)
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  35. Thomas Donaldson & Thomas W. Dunfee (2000). Precis for Ties That Bind. Business and Society Review 105 (4):436-443.
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  36. Thomas Donaldson & Thomas W. Dunfee (2000). Securing the Ties That Bind: A Response to Commentators. Business and Society Review 105 (4):480-492.
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  37. Thomas J. Donaldson (1997). Morally Informed Iconoclasm. The Ruffin Series in Business Ethics:105-108.
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  38. Thomas Donaldson & Thomas W. Dunfee (1997). Ethics in Business and Economics. Monograph Collection (Matt - Pseudo).
     
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  39. Thomas Donaldson & Patricia Hogue Werhane (1996). Ethical Issues in Business a Philosophical Approach.
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  40. Thomas Donaldson (1995). [Book Review] the Ethics of International Business. [REVIEW] Business Ethics Quarterly 5:865-882.
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  41. Thomas Donaldson (1995). Contractarian Business Ethics. Business Ethics Quarterly 5 (2):173-186.
    Social contract is rapidly becoming one of the significant alternatives for analyzing ethical issues in business. Contractarian approachesemphasizing consent as a means of justifying principles can provide needed context for rendering normative judgements conceming economic behaviors. Current research issues include developing tests of consent for both hypothetical and extant social contracts, and empirically testing the assumptions of the major contractarian approaches. Open questions include exploring the relationship between contractarian business ethics and other approaches, such as stakeholder management and virtue based (...)
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  42. Thomas Donaldson (1995). International Deontology Defended: A Response to Russell Hardin. Ethics and International Affairs 9 (1):147–154.
    Donaldson argues that agreeing with Hardin to banish deontological justifications from international discussion amounts to abandoning the power of deontology to interpret political intent and to establish hard limits on political behavior.
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  43. Thomas Donaldson (1995). Book Review:Competing with Integrity in International Business. Richard T. DeGeorge. [REVIEW] Ethics 106 (1):215-.
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  44. Thomas Donaldson & Thomas W. Dunfee (1995). Integrative Social Contracts Theory. Economics and Philosophy 11 (01):85-.
    Difficult moral issues in economic life, such as evaluating the impact of hostile takeovers and plant relocations or determining the obligations of business to the environment, constitute the raison d'etre of business ethics. Yet, while the ultimate resolution of such issues clearly requires detailed, normative analysis, a shortcoming of business ethics is that to date it has failed to develop an adequate normative theory.1 The failing is especially acute when it results in an inability to provide a basis for fine-grained (...)
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  45. Thomas W. Dunfee & Thomas Donaldson (1995). Contractarian Business Ethics: Current Status and Next Steps. Business Ethics Quarterly 5 (2):173-186.
    Social contract is rapidly becoming one of the significant alternatives for analyzing ethical issues in business. Contractarian approachesemphasizing consent as a means of justifying principles can provide needed context for rendering normative judgements conceming economic behaviors. Current research issues include developing tests of consent for both hypothetical and extant social contracts, and empirically testing the assumptions of the major contractarian approaches. Open questions include exploring the relationship between contractarian business ethics and other approaches, such as stakeholder management and virtue based (...)
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  46. J. Bryan Hehir, Pierre Laberge, Michael N. Barnett, Brad R. Roth, Fernando R. Tesón, Steven P. Lee, Russell Hardin, Thomas Donaldson, Frances V. Harbour & Thomas W. Smith (1995). Carnegie Council. Ethics and International Affairs 9.
     
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  47. Thomas Donaldson (1994). Essay by Thomas Donaldson and Lee E. Preston Presented At: The Toronto Conference–Reflections on Stakeholder Theory. Business and Society 33 (1):105-108.
     
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  48. Thomas Donaldson (1994). Introduction. The Ruffin Series in Business Ethics:3-8.
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  49. Thomas Donaldson (1994). The Perils of Multinationals' Largess. Business Ethics Quarterly 4 (3):367-371.
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