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  • An alliance beyond the human realm for ecological justice 

    Motilal, Shashi (Centre de recherche en éthique, 2019-06-25)
    This paper proposes to argue that ecological justice that is rooted in an ecocentric approach to nature is the key to achieving integral human development which goes beyond ‘development that is only worth our while’. Ecological justice is achievable ...
  • Caring for structural vulnerabilities : Can we hear all voices? 

    Payson, Jessica (Centre de recherche en éthique, 2019-06-25)
    In this essay, I argue that care ethics faces a fundamental challenge in addressing structural vulnerabilities. I argue that one of its main strengths – its focus on alleviating individuals’ material needs – also generates a weakness regarding one of ...
  • Stubborn realities, shared humanity : the state of humanitarian ethics today 

    Ivanovic, Mladjo (Centre de recherche en éthique, 2019-06-25)
    This paper explores the current standing of humanitarian ethics from two different, and yet interrelated perspectives. The first argues that shortcomings of humanitarianism are symptoms of deeper social and political problems inextricably linked to the ...
  • Pour une écologisation du concept de capabilité d’Amartya Sen 

    Flipo, Fabrice (Centre de recherche en éthique, 2018-08-04)
    This article discusses the basic concepts of the theoretical framework developed by Amartya Sen and seeks to extend it to the question of the relationship to nature understood as biosphere, a theme left out by the author, who draws classically is ...
  • The Love of Money: On Menger and Keynes 

    GOMARASCA, PAOLO (Centre de recherche en éthique, 2018-08-03)
    For Keynes, the history of money begins when the function of measure of value arises for the first time. By contrast, Menger believes that the origin of money is determined by the appearance of the function of medium of exchange. Despite this substantial ...
  • Environmental Sustainability and the Nexus of Economic Principles and Jewish Thought 

    LEEHARRIS, REBECCA; ROSENTHAL, RABBI ED (Centre de recherche en éthique, 2018-08-03)
    The purpose of this paper is to show that the economic ideas related to environmental sustainability are consistent with centuries of Jewish thought on the matter, as seen through Torah, Rabbinic commentaries, Kabbalah, and other teachings. In particular, ...
  • The Perils of Not Thinking Like an Economist: How to Assess Value 

    MELKEVIK, ÅBSJØRN (Centre de recherche en éthique, 2018-08-03)
    It is common to muse over the perils of thinking like an economist. There is, we are told, something missing when we only weigh the costs and benefits of some options before us, and then choose the one that will lead to the greatest utility. Such a ...
  • Les relations entre la PME et ses partenaires: une analyse des difficultés 

    MESSAH, KOUNETSRON YAO (Centre de recherche en éthique, 2018-08-03)
    In Africa, research on SME is very limited. But, the knowledge of SME futures is important to define actions aiming de development of economic tissue. The subject of this paper is to apprehend difficulties faced by SME in their relations with partners. ...
  • Ethical and Legal Implications of Whistleblowing: A View from United Arab Emirates 

    AL MATARNEH, AKRAM (Centre de recherche en éthique, 2018-08-03)
    The paper seeks to dissect the meaning, people’s understanding, effects and consequences of whistleblowing. It also tries to define the implications the act has as laid down in United Arab Emirates (UAE) law. It spells out the major concerns that exist ...
  • Pierre Bourdieu, Anthropologie Economique. Cours au Collège de France 1991-1993, Paris, Seuil, 2017 

    Mahieu, François-Régis (Centre de recherche en éthique, 2018-02-21)
  • Behavioral economics and the positive- normative distinction: Sunstein’s Choosing Not to Choose and behavioral economics imperialism 

    Davis, John B. (Centre de recherche en éthique, 2018-02-19)
    This paper examines behavioral economics’ use of the positive-normative distinction in its critique of standard rational choice theory as normative, and argues that it departs from Robbins’ understanding of that distinction in ways that suggest behavioral ...
  • Re-framing the moral appeal of the minimum wage 

    AVSAR, ROJHAT B. (Centre de recherche en éthique, 2018-02-19)
    The diversity in the treatment of the minimum wage by economists has contributed to the fuzziness regarding what role this institution is meant to serve in modern society. Particularly, the moral appeal behind the minimum wage, tightly tied to this ...
  • Do universities have moral duties with regard to a human right to health? In defense of some proposals by UAEM 1 (Universities Allied for Essential Medicines) 

    Philips, Jos (Centre de recherche en éthique, 2018-02-19)
    This article argues that universities have duties to negotiate contracts with the pharmaceutical industry that are favourable to the world’s poor, and to do more research into diseases which disproportionately strike the global poor. It is argued that ...
  • Is Luck Capabilitarianism Possible? 

    VALVERDE, FACUNDO GARCIA (Centre de recherche en éthique, 2018-02-19)
    Capability theorists claim that real freedoms should constitute the informational basis for assessing individual wellbeing. Nevertheless, they have not yet developed a normative theory of social justice accounting for why or under what circumstances a ...
  • Le jeu d’argent et la spéculation : quelques enseignements à tirer de l’œuvre de Balzac dans le cadre d’une anthropologie des marchés financiers 

    SUCHERE, THIERRY (Centre de recherche en éthique, 2018-02-19)
    Public opinion wrongly thinks of the Stock Exchange as something difficult to decipher. It seems to be reserved for specialists in economics who insist on the rationality of the actors (optimizing, mimetic or self-referential rationality ...) and on ...
  • N’oublions pas le futur. Valeurs, justice et taux d’actualisation 

    TERREAUX, JEAN-PHILIPPE (Centre de recherche en éthique, 2018-02-19)
    The consequences of discounting are often disputed, for various motives, such as the overexploitation of natural resources or the transmission of an unacceptable level of pollution to the future generations. It is then tempting for the public authorities ...
  • Medición de la meta-capabilidad de agencia en el ámbito laboral 

    Nebel, Mathias; Herrera-Nebel, María-Teresa; Díaz Carreño, Miguel Ángel (Centre de recherche en éthique, 2017-07-20)
    Este artículo presenta los resultados de una encuesta-piloto de INEGI aplicada a más de 3200 hogares en toda la República Mexicana en junio del 2014. Esta buscaba enriquecer los datos de bienestar disponibles en México midiendo niveles de capabilidad ...
  • Introduction 

    NEBEL, MATHIAS (Centre de recherche en éthique, 2017-07-15)
  • Assessing how large is the market for prostitution in the European Union 

    Adair, Philippe; Nezhyvenko, Oksana (Centre de recherche en éthique, 2017-07-15)
    Prostitution regimes in the EU-28 include prohibition, regulation and abolition; we tackle this typology from the perspective of both free sex work and forced labour, in order to gauge the magnitude of the European sex market as of 2010. We document ...
  • Agency, socially contemplated 

    D’AGATA, ANTONIO (Centre de recherche en éthique, 2017-07-15)
    Well-being and agency are the two pillars of the capability approach. In this paper we emphasize that a proper analysis of agency requires an explicit treatment of social interaction. We show that once agency is framed within an interactive context, ...