Journal of Business Ethics 16 (4):397-400 (1997)

Robert A. Larmer
University of New Brunswick
In a recent article in this journal entitled "The Ethics of Investing", William Irvine argues that what he calls the 'Evil-Company Principle' is an inadequate guide to ethical investing. In its place, he proposes what he calls the 'Enablement Principle'. In reply, I argue that his rejection of the Evil-Company Principle is premature and that his Enablement Principle presupposes acceptance of the Evil-Company Principle.
Keywords Philosophy   Ethics   Business Education   Economic Growth   Management
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