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The Pluralist Corporation

Worthington, Michelle Marie


This Thesis extends Sir Isaiah Berlin’s ‘value pluralism’ to argue that the for-profit corporation functions as a powerful, constructed ethical agent. While the prevailing view is that corporate decision-making allows for the balancing of a range of different, potentially competing interests, this Thesis argues that the corporation’s ethical agency is structured around a single, unifying value, namely, the corporation’s own financial self-interest. On this...[Show more]

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Date published: 2018
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d6121385f409
Embargoed until: 2025-06-01


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