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    The Natural Roots of Capitalism and Its Virtues and Values.Sherwin Klein - 2003 - Journal of Business Ethics 45 (4):387 - 401.
    When we think of theories that attempt to root capitalism in nature, the one that comes most readily to mind is Social Darwinism. In this theory, nature - driven by Darwinian natural selection (the struggle for existence and the survival of the fittest) - is interpreted to imply, when applied to human activities, that extreme competition will allow the most "fit" competitors to rise to the top and to survive in this "struggle for existence," and this process of dog-eat-dog competition (...)
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    Don Quixote and the Problem of Idealism and Realism in Business Ethics.Sherwin Klein - 1998 - Business Ethics Quarterly 8 (1):43-63.
    I discuss the characters Don Quixote and Sancho Panza and their relationship in order to understand better the place of idealistictheory and realistic practice in business ethics. The realism of Sancho Panza is required to make the idealism of Don Quixote effective.Indeed, the interaction and development of these characters can serve as a model for both the effective communication between andblending of the idealistic moral theoretician and the practical businessperson. Specifically, I argue that a quixotified Sancho Panza,as a combination of (...)
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    Platonic Reflections on Global Business Ethics.Sherwin Klein - 2011 - Business and Professional Ethics Journal 30 (1-2):137-173.
    In part 1 of the paper, I develop a Platonic business ethic, emphasizing Plato’s Republic. I approach business ethics from a virtue ethics position, and I attempt to show that a Platonic craftsmanship model infuses a corporation with a type of managerial wisdom and justice, molds temperate and courageous corporate characters, and entails a morally fine type of self-interest. I also show that it is basic to two influential management theories.In part 2, I use Amartya Sen’s Development as Freedom to (...)
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    The Head, the Heart, and Business Virtues.Sherwin Klein - 2002 - Journal of Business Ethics 39 (4):347 - 359.
    In Section I, I criticize the view, implied by the concept of rational economic man, that feelings are inherently opposed to rationality. I attempt to show that emotions or feelings are essential to the proper functioning of reason, rational objectivity, and practical rationality or rational decision making. In addition, I argue that emotions can help to resolve certain ethical dilemmas. In Section II, I consider business writers who criticize business for overemphasizing the head at the expense of feelings or the (...)
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    Two Views of Business Ethics: A Popular Philosophical Approach and a Value Based Interdisciplinary One. [REVIEW]Sherwin Klein - 1985 - Journal of Business Ethics 4 (1):71 - 79.
    I distinguish between two problems related to business ethics. (1) How can business ethics help morally conscientious business people to resolve moral problems in business? (2) Given the widespread belief that immorality, or at least amorality, is too prevalent in business, how can one discover both the sources of business amorality and immorality and make business as morally respectable an institution as possible? Philosophers who have concerned themselves with business ethics have emphasized (1), i.e., they consider the normative ethical principles (...)
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    Is a Moral Organization Possible?Sherwin Klein - 1988 - Business and Professional Ethics Journal 7 (1):51-73.
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    Platonic Virtue Theory and Business Ethics.Sherwin Klein - 1989 - Business and Professional Ethics Journal 8 (4):59-82.
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    An Analysis and Defense of Aristotle's Method in Nicomachean Ethics I and X.Sherwin Klein - 1988 - Ancient Philosophy 8 (1):63-72.
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    Emotions and Practical Reasoning.Sherwin Klein - 1998 - Business and Professional Ethics Journal 17 (3):3-29.
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    Plato's Statesman and the Nature of Business Leadership: An Analysis From an Ethical Point of View. [REVIEW]Sherwin Klein - 1988 - Journal of Business Ethics 7 (4):283 - 294.
    Plato's paradigm for statesmanship in the Statesman, the weaving of temperate and courageous properties, provides the contemporary business ethics theorist with an aid for determining certain problems and solutions with regard to business leadership. The history of American business values manifests the destructive, and especially unethical, effects of deviating from this paradigm by over-emphasizing one or the other of the above types of qualities. However, with the aid of Plato's model for leadership in the Statesman and suggestions from Peters and (...)
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    The Value of Endoxa in Ethical Argument.Sherwin Klein - 1992 - History of Philosophy Quarterly 9 (2):141 - 157.
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    Kant's Methodology In.Sherwin Klein - 2012 - Modern Schoolman 65 (4):227-244.
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    Kant's Methodology in "Grundlegung," Section One.Sherwin Klein - 1988 - Modern Schoolman 65 (4):227-244.
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    Technology, Corporations, and Contemporary Globalization.Sherwin Klein - 2011 - International Journal of Applied Philosophy 25 (2):187-200.
    I explore certain interconnections and commonalities among technology, corporations, and contemporary globalization in order to best understand the dangerous ethical and social consequences that accrue from them. I begin by discussing the notion of means becoming ends. Technology as means and corporate instrumental values tend to become endsin-themselves. I then suggest that technologist’s and corporate manager’s quantitative methods are ill-equipped to deal with questions of intrinsic value or ends, which are qualitative. Moreover, “development,” a key term in globalization discussions, is (...)
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    Plato on the Relation Between Character Education and Rationality.Sherwin Klein - 1989 - Southern Journal of Philosophy 27 (2):239-254.
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    Drucker's Knowledge Society and Socratic Sōphrosynē.Sherwin Klein - 1993 - Business and Professional Ethics Journal 12 (4):51-71.
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    Socratic Dialectic in Themeno.Sherwin Klein - 1986 - Southern Journal of Philosophy 24 (3):351-363.
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    An Aristotelian View of Theory and Practice in Business Ethics.Sherwin Klein - 1998 - International Journal of Applied Philosophy 12 (2):203-222.
    In this paper, I argue that an Aristotelian approach to business ethics would place theory and practice in business ethics in proper balance. I attempt to show this in two parts. In part one, I suggest that Aristotle’s balanced view of the relation between theory and practice in political philosophy can be applied to corporate life;Aristotle’s sophisticated ethical and political inquiries should help advocates of corporate culture to construct theories that are theoretically, practically, and ethically sound. In part two, I (...)
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    Muscle-Action Potentials and Estimated Probability of Success.James C. Diggory, Sherwin J. Klein & Malcolm Cohen - 1964 - Journal of Experimental Psychology 68 (5):449.
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    An Aristotelian Approach to Ethical Corporate Leadership.Sherwin Klein - 1995 - Business and Professional Ethics Journal 14 (3):3-23.
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    Platonic Paidea and Business Statesmanship.Sherwin Klein - 1988 - International Journal of Applied Philosophy 4 (2):63-75.
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  22. Freudian Psychoanalysis and Socratic Recollection: A Comparative Study.Sherwin Klein - 2005 - Dialogos 40 (86):129-156.
     
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  23. Index to Volume Lxv.Andrew Beards, James Duerlinger, Lewis S. Ford, Sherwin Klein, Murray Miles, J. Wennemann & George Allen - 1988 - Modern Schoolman 65:297.
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  24. An Analysis and Defense of Aristotle’s Method in Nicomachean Ethics I and X.Sherwin Klein - 1988 - Ancient Philosophy 8 (1):63-72.
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  25. Drucker’s Knowledge Society and Socratic Sōphrosynē.Sherwin Klein - 1993 - Business and Professional Ethics Journal 12 (4):51-71.
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  26. Emotions and Practical Reasoning: Implications for Business Ethics.Sherwin Klein - 1998 - Business and Professional Ethics Journal 17 (3):3-29.
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  27. From Socrates to Christ: An Analysis and Critique of the Kierkegaardian Position.Sherwin Klein - 1992 - Dialogos 27 (59):57-74.
     
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  28. Hume's Argument for the Moral Sense in the Treatise.Sherwin Klein - 1989 - Dialogos 24 (53):25-50.
     
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  29. Mental Perception, Rational Justification in Inquiry and Socratic Recolection in "Meno".Sherwin Klein - 1994 - Dialogos 29.
     
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  30. Plato on the Relation Between Character Education and Rationality.Sherwin Klein - 1989 - Southern Journal of Philosophy 27 (2):239-254.
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  31. Plato's «Parmenides» and St. Thomas's Analysis of God as One and Trinity.Sherwin Klein - 1991 - The Thomist 55 (2):229-244.
     
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  32. Platonic Paidea And Business Statesmanship.Sherwin Klein - 1988 - International Journal of Applied Philosophy 4 (2):63-75.
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  33. Socratic Dialectic in the Meno.Sherwin Klein - 1986 - Southern Journal of Philosophy 24 (3):351-363.
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  34. Technology, Corporations, and Contemporary Globalization: An Ethical and Social Critique.Sherwin Klein - 2011 - International Journal of Applied Philosophy 25 (2):187-200.
    I explore certain interconnections and commonalities among technology, corporations, and contemporary globalization in order to best understand the dangerous ethical and social consequences that accrue from them. I begin by discussing the notion of means becoming ends. Technology as means and corporate instrumental values tend to become endsin-themselves. I then suggest that technologist’s and corporate manager’s quantitative methods are ill-equipped to deal with questions of intrinsic value or ends, which are qualitative. Moreover, “development,” a key term in globalization discussions, is (...)
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  35. The Development and Defense of a Method of Elimination Applicable to the Problem of Justifying Fundamental Principles in Ethics.Sherwin Klein - 1981 - Dissertation, University of Virginia
    The purpose of this dissertation is to develop and defend a method of elimination for determining justifiable basic normative ethical principles. The method is developed by considering Books I and X of Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics and Plato's Meno. The method requires consideration on two different "levels." Aristotle and Plato use regulative endoxic premises as the evaluative criteria of the method. Such premises, which ideally are based upon universal agreement, guide an inquiry of our sort, i.e., determine the elimination or nonelimination (...)
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