The aim of the course is to discuss various ethical aspects of business. This includes such issues as the consumption as a lifestyle; commercial information as information, disinformation, and manipulation; narratives of the commercial presentations, marketing communication, and advertisements as seen from the viewpoint of their message about life and success; the moral responsibility of commercial institutions; the mass media narratives about the distribution of goods; various aspects of presenting economic crises by different centers of cultural policy; the British (Adam Smith’s Homo Oeconomicus) and American (Protestant Ethos of Work) roots of the contemporary interpretations of business ethics. Also some religious aspects (Protestant, Catholic, Muslim) of business ethics will be discussed.
- ECTS: 2
- Component Code: KZ-02-27-00042
- lecturer: Professor Krzysztof Piotr Skowroński
- Institute: Philosophy
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