Tag: "Business Ethics"

Save the date: Deirdre McCloskey at IMCA

  We will start this semester’s IMCA seminar series with a particular highlight. Deirdre McCloskey, Distinguished Professor of Economics, History, English, and Communication of the University of Illinois at Chicago and Professor of Economic History at Gothenburg University, will come to Lugano to give a talk about Ethics, Bourgeois Virtues and Economics.  Monday, 19. March, 16.30 … Continue reading “Save the date: Deirdre McCloskey at IMCA”

Book: Economics, Politics and Ethics in the Practical Philosophy of Antiquity

  Peter Seele has edited a new book that gives an account of the economics of antiquity and looks into their relationship to politics and ethics as topics of practical ancient philosophy. It examines the relevance of practical ancient philosophy for contemporary issues such as state revenue, entrepreneurship and conceptions of humanity. The book is available … Continue reading “Book: Economics, Politics and Ethics in the Practical Philosophy of Antiquity”

Lugano Sustainability Forum (11.11.2011)

On November 11th USI will host the joint-event of the Lugano Sustainability Forum and the annual Meeting of EBEN-Switzerland, the Swiss chapter of the European Business Ethics Network. The panel discussion addresses “CSR and sustainability as drivers in finance and investment?” and brings together practitioners from the BSI, Credit Swiss, Social Business Earth and the … Continue reading “Lugano Sustainability Forum (11.11.2011)”