Ethical theory and practice: Is there a gap? [Book Review]

Journal of Business Ethics 3 (3):201 - 205 (1984)
Archie Bahm argued recently that there is a gap between theoretical and applied ethics, and that those working in applied ethics must assume the burden of bridging it. Evidence of a gap is considerable, but it seems also partly due to much ethical theory having relatively little to offer to those grappling with practical moral problems. Some aspects of utilitarian theory are examined in this connection. Finally it is suggested that other areas of theory developing new models of man may partly bridge the gap and aid those dealing with problems of moral decision-making.
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Archie J. Bahm (1982). Teaching Ethics Without Ethics to Teach. Journal of Business Ethics 1 (1):43 - 47.
W. Michael Hoffman (1982). Introduction. Journal of Business Ethics 1 (2):79 - 80.
Archie J. Bahm (1983). The Foundations of Business Ethics. Journal of Business Ethics 2 (2):107 - 110.

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