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    Cengage Advantage Books: Business Ethics: A Textbook with Cases.William H. Shaw - 2010 - Boston, MA: Cengage Learning.
    Combining engaging discussions and stimulating new case studies, BUSINESS ETHICS: A TEXTBOOK WITH CASES gives students a comprehensive survey of business ethics that will guide them toward becoming ethical professionals, even if they have never studied philosophy before. Rich with real-world examples, BUSINESS ETHICS: A TEXTBOOK WITH CASES invites students to critically analyze and apply a broad range of philosophical concepts and principles to today's most important issues in business and beyond. BUSINESS ETHICS: A TEXTBOOK WITH CASES is a concise (...)
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    Moral issues in business.William H. Shaw - 1998 - Belmont, Calif.: Wadsworth. Edited by Vincent E. Barry.
    "[This] book guides readers in thinking deeply about important moral issues that frequently arise in business situations and helps them develop the reasoning and analytical skills to resolve those issues. Combining insightful and accessible textbook chapters by the authors, cases that highlight the real-world importance of key ethical concepts, and reading selections from the most influential voices in contemporary ethical debates, this book provides a comprehensive, flexible, and pedagogically proven course of study exploring the intersections of commerce and ethics."--Book cover.
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  3. Contemporary Ethics: Taking Account of Utilitarianism.William H. Shaw - 1999 - Malden, Mass.: Wiley-Blackwell.
    Aimed at undergraduates, _Contemporary Ethics_ presupposes little or no familiarity with ethics and is written in a clear and engaging style. It provides students with a sympathetic but critical guide to utilitarianism, explaining its different forms and exploring the debates it has spawned. The book leads students through a number of current issues in contemporary ethics that are connected to controversies over and within utilitarianism. At the same time, it uses utilitarianism to introduce students to ethics as a subject. In (...)
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    Morality, Rules, and Consequences: A Critical Reader.Brad Hooker, Elinor Mason, Dale E. Miller, D. W. Haslett, Shelly Kagan, Sanford S. Levy, David Lyons, Phillip Montague, Tim Mulgan, Philip Pettit, Madison Powers, Jonathan Riley, William H. Shaw, Michael Smith & Alan Thomas (eds.) - 2000 - Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.
    What determines whether an action is right or wrong? Morality, Rules, and Consequences: A Critical Reader explores for students and researchers the relationship between consequentialist theory and moral rules. Most of the chapters focus on rule consequentialism or on the distinction between act and rule versions of consequentialism. Contributors, among them the leading philosophers in the discipline, suggest ways of assessing whether rule consequentialism could be a satisfactory moral theory. These essays, all of which are previously unpublished, provide students in (...)
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    Utilitarianism and the Ethics of War.William H. Shaw - 2016 - New York, NY: Routledge.
    This book offers a detailed utilitarian analysis of the ethical issues involved in war. Utilitarianism and the Ethics of War addresses the two basic ethical questions posed by war: when, if ever, are we morally justified in waging war, and if recourse to arms is warranted, how are we permitted to fight the wars we wage? In addition, it deals with the challenge that realism and relativism raise for the ethical discussion of war, and with the duties of military personnel (...)
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  6. Marxism, Business Ethics, and Corporate Social Responsibility.William H. Shaw - 2009 - Journal of Business Ethics 84 (4):565-576.
    Originally delivered at a conference of Marxist philosophers in China, this article examines some links, and some tensions, between business ethics and the traditional concerns of Marxism. After discussing the emergence of business ethics as an academic discipline, it explores and attempts to answer two Marxist objections that might be brought against the enterprise of business ethics. The first is that business ethics is impossible because capitalism itself tends to produce greedy, overreaching, and unethical business behavior. The second is that (...)
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    Ideal Code, Real World: A Rule-Consequentialist Theory of Morality.William H. Shaw - 2001 - Mind 110 (440):1074-1077.
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    Intuition and Moral Philosophy.William H. Shaw - 1980 - American Philosophical Quarterly 17 (2):127 - 134.
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    Marx's theory of history.William H. Shaw - 1978 - London: Hutchinson.
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    Routledge Philosophy GuideBook to Mill on Utilitarianism.Roger Crisp, Geoffrey Scarre & William H. Shaw - 1997 - Mind 109 (436):873-879.
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    Justice and Economic Distribution (2nd).John Arthur & William H. Shaw (eds.) - 1979 - Prentice-Hall.
    This in-depth examination of the major theories of economic justice focuses on the central question: What should the economic distribution of goods and services be based on?
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    Marx's Theory of History.Alan Gilbert & William H. Shaw - 1979 - Philosophical Review 88 (3):476.
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    Analogy and Inference.William H. Shaw & L. R. Ashley - 1983 - Dialogue 22 (3):415-432.
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    Nuclear deterrence and deontology.William H. Shaw - 1984 - Ethics 94 (2):248-260.
  15. Utilitarianism and Recourse to War.William H. Shaw - 2011 - Utilitas 23 (4):380-401.
    Despite the enormous impact that war and the threat of war have had on human well-being, utilitarians have had surprisingly little to say about when, if ever, we may fight wars. Discussion of this question has been dominated by realism, pacifism and just war theory. This article takes some preliminary steps toward remedying this situation. I begin by spelling out what I call the Utilitarian War Principle (UWP). After presenting some considerations in its favour and answering some possible objections to (...)
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    Social and personal ethics.William H. Shaw - 2014 - Boston, MA: Wadsworth/Cengage.
  17. Marxism, revolution, and rationality.William H. Shaw - 1984 - In Terence Ball & James Farr (eds.), After Marx. Cambridge University Press. pp. 12--35.
     
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  18. Relativism and Objectivity in Ethics.William H. Shaw - 1981 - In John Arthur & Steven Scalet (eds.), Morality and Moral Controversies: Readings in Moral, Social, and Political Philosophy. New York: Pearson Prentice Hall. pp. 31-50.
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    Contemporary Criticisms of Utilitarianism: A Response.William H. Shaw - 2008 - In Henry West (ed.), The Blackwell Guide to Mill's Utilitarianism. Wiley-Blackwell. pp. 119–216.
    This chapter contains section titled: Introduction Understanding Utilitarianism The Most Common Criticism of Utilitarianism A Deeper Objection: Utilitarianism Requires Immoral Conduct The Utilitarian Response Utilitarianism in Practice Some Final Criticisms of Utilitarianism.
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    1 Between Act and Rule: The Consequentialism of G. E. Moore.William H. Shaw - 2000 - In Brad Hooker, Elinor Mason, Dale E. Miller, D. W. Haslett, Shelly Kagan, Sanford S. Levy, David Lyons, Phillip Montague, Tim Mulgan, Philip Pettit, Madison Powers, Jonathan Riley, William H. Shaw, Michael Smith & Alan Thomas (eds.), Morality, Rules, and Consequences: A Critical Reader. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers. pp. 6-26.
  21. On the Paradox of Deontology.William H. Shaw - 1991 - Journal of Philosophical Research 16:393-406.
    Deontological moral theories may forbid a particular action in certain circumstances even though performing it would result in fewer actions of the forbidden type. This is the paradox of deontology, and the first two sections of the essay explicate this paradox and criticize some ways in which deontologists have responded to it. Thereafter, however, I come to the assistance of the deontologist. The third and fourth sections discuss the conditions that must be met before this paradox poses a genuine problem (...)
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  22. Justice, Rights, and Rules in Mill's Utilitarianism.William H. Shaw - 2012 - In Leonard Kahn (ed.), Mill on Justice. New York: Palgrave-Macmillan. pp. 47.
     
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    Readings in Philosophy of Law.John Arthur & William H. Shaw - 1984 - Prentice-Hall.
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    Readings in the Philosophy of Law.John Arthur & William H. Shaw (eds.) - 1993 - Pearson Prentice Hall.
    The adversary system and the practice of law -- The rule of law -- The moral force of law -- Statutes -- Precedents -- Constitutional interpretation -- Natural law and legal positivism: classical perspectives -- Formalism and legal realism -- Morality and the law -- International law -- Law and economics -- The justification of punishment -- The rights of defendants -- Sentencing -- Criminal responsibility -- Compensating for private harms: the law of torts -- Private ownership: the law of (...)
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    Marxism and the Status of Philosophy.William H. Shaw - 1980
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    Business Ethics and Military Ethics : A Study in Comparative Applied Ethics.William H. Shaw - unknown
    In the past three decades, philosophers have delved into applied ethics, pursuing a surprisingly wide range of practically oriented normative questions, and a number of fields of applied ethical research and teaching are flourishing. There have, however, been few comparative studies of different fields in applied ethics, but such studies can, I believe, teach us something. Accordingly, this essay compares and contrasts business ethics and military ethics as distinct disciplinary or sub-disciplinary areas. The two subjects might appear to be worlds (...)
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    Business ethics.William H. Shaw - 2014 - Boston, MA: Cengage Learning.
    BUSINESS ETHICS, 9th Edition is a comprehensive and practical guide that will help you with real life ethical issues that rise in the business world. It will assist you through the process of developing the critical thinking and analytical skills needed to successfully navigate the unique set of problems that emerge when ethics and commerce collide. This book focuses on key ethical concepts and emphasizes the real world importance of critical topics such as the nature of morality, major theories of (...)
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    Duquette and the primacy thesis.William H. Shaw - 1992 - Philosophy of the Social Sciences 22 (2):214-217.
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    Ethics: And the Nature of Moral Philosophy.William H. Shaw (ed.) - 2005 - Oxford, GB: Clarendon Press.
    G. E. Moore's 1912 work Ethics has tended to be overshadowed by his famous earlier work Principia Ethica. However, its detailed discussions of utilitarianism, free will, and the objectivity of moral judgements find no real counterpart in Principia, while its account of right and wrong and of the nature of intrinsic value deepen our understanding of Moore's moral philosophy. Moore himself regarded the book highly, writing late in his career, 'I myself like [it] better than Principia Ethica, because it seems (...)
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    Ethics at work: basic readings in business ethics.William H. Shaw (ed.) - 2003 - New York: Oxford University Press.
    A unique and compact collection, Ethics at Work: Basic Readings in Business Ethics is an ideal text for courses in business ethics, business and society, or applied ethics. Bringing together eleven essays by prominent authors, it features some of the best work in the field and addresses important and provocative issues. The essays represent diverse ethical and philosophical orientations and have been edited and abridged to make them more accessible to students. The book opens with two introductory readings that discuss (...)
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    Elementary lifesaving.William H. Shaw - 1980 - Southern Journal of Philosophy 18 (1):87-97.
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    Elementary Lifesaving.William H. Shaw - 1980 - Southern Journal of Philosophy 18 (1):87-97.
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    Historical materialism and the development thesis.William H. Shaw - 1986 - Philosophy of the Social Sciences 16 (2):197-210.
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    Historical materialism and more.William H. Shaw - 1989 - Inquiry: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Philosophy 32 (4):437 – 453.
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    How to do ethics: A question of method.William H. Shaw - 1982 - Metaphilosophy 13 (2):117–130.
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    Is Hypocrisy a Problem for Consequentialism?: William H. Shaw.William H. Shaw - 1999 - Utilitas 11 (3):340-346.
    Eldon Soifer and Béla Szabados argue that hypocrisy poses a problem for consequentialism because the hypocrite, in pretending to live up to a norm he or she does not really accept, acts in ways that have good results. They argue, however, that consequentialists can meet this challenge and show the wrongness of hypocrisy by adopting a desirefulfilment version of their theory. This essay raises some doubts about Soifer and Szabados's proposal and argues that consequentialism has no difficulty coming to grips (...)
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    16. Karl Marx on History, Capitalism, and... Business Ethics?William H. Shaw - 2017 - In Eugene Heath & Byron Kaldis (eds.), Wealth, Commerce, and Philosophy: Foundational Thinkers and Business Ethics. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. pp. 321-340.
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    Marxism and Moral Objectivity.William H. Shaw - 1981 - Canadian Journal of Philosophy 11 (sup1):19-44.
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    Marxism and Moral Advocacy.William H. Shaw & Mark Overvold - 1988 - Social Philosophy Today 1:59-69.
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    Mill and Modern Utilitarianism.William H. Shaw - 2016 - In Christopher Macleod & Dale E. Miller (eds.), A Companion to Mill. Hoboken: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.. pp. 551–566.
    This essay situates Mill in relation to modern utilitarianism, comparing some of his ideas with current thinking and highlighting aspects of his thought that have influenced it. Scholarly controversy over whether Mill was an act‐ or rule‐utilitarian has had a lasting influence on modern utilitarianism, prodding theorists to identify and refine various possible forms of the theory. By contrast, Mill's defense of a qualitatively‐oriented hedonism and his famous ‘proof’ of the theory have had little impact. Nevertheless, utilitarians today share his (...)
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    Marxism and Moral Advocacy.William H. Shaw & Mark Overvold - 1988 - Social Philosophy Today 1:59-69.
  42. Marxism and Moral Objectivity.William H. Shaw - 1981 - Canadian Journal of Philosophy, Supplementary Volume 7:19.
     
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    Marx and Morgan.William H. Shaw - 1984 - History and Theory 23 (2):215-228.
    Marx found in the American anthropologist Lewis Henry Morgan's work a confirmation of and expansion upon his own materialist approach. Similarities he found included Morgan's division of mankind's early development into distinct stages, each the necessary forerunner of its successor; a theory of historical development; the importance of "productive forces"; and an awareness of the social contradictions of private property. Marx knew Morgan did not share his political sympathies, but he and Engels did not see or ignored evidence that Morgan (...)
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  44. Michael Bakunin, Statism and Anarchy, trans. Marshall Shatz Reviewed by.William H. Shaw - 1992 - Philosophy in Review 12 (1):3-5.
     
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    Moore's Ethics.William H. Shaw - 2020 - Cambridge University Press.
    This Element critically surveys the full range of G. E. Moore's ethical thought, including: his rejection of naturalism in favor of the view that 'good' designates a simple, indefinable property, which cannot be identified with or reduced to any other property; his understanding of intrinsic value, his doctrine of organic wholes, his repudiation of hedonism, and his substantive account of the most important goods and evils; and his critique of egoism and subjectivism and his elaboration of a non-hedonistic variant of (...)
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    Michael F. Schmidt 1938-1995.William H. Shaw - 1995 - Proceedings and Addresses of the American Philosophical Association 69 (2):113 - 114.
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    Nozick in zimbabwe.William H. Shaw - 2003 - Journal of Social Philosophy 34 (2):215–227.
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    On the Paradox of Deontology.William H. Shaw - 1991 - Journal of Philosophical Research 16:393-406.
    Deontological moral theories may forbid a particular action in certain circumstances even though performing it would result in fewer actions of the forbidden type. This is the paradox of deontology, and the first two sections of the essay explicate this paradox and criticize some ways in which deontologists have responded to it. Thereafter, however, I come to the assistance of the deontologist. The third and fourth sections discuss the conditions that must be met before this paradox poses a genuine problem (...)
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    Plekhanov on the role of the individual in history.William H. Shaw - 1988 - Studies in East European Thought 35 (3):247-265.
    This essay critically assesses Plekhanov's famous article on the role of the individual in history. Part I explicates his treatment of the problem of free will and determinism and argues that it is unsatisfactory. The whole issue, however, is held to be largely irrelevant to Marxism. Part II then turns to the question of the explanatory weight given to individual action by historical materialism. Plekhanov's discussion of this issue is more insightful, and the essay endeavors to distinguish between the strong (...)
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    Plekhanov on the role of the individual in history.William H. Shaw - 1988 - Studies in Soviet Thought 35 (3):247-265.
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