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  • Pour une écologisation du concept de capabilité d’Amartya Sen 

    FLIPO, FABRICE (Université de Montréal. Centre de recherche en éthique de l'UdeM., 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 (Université de Montréal. Centre de recherche en éthique de l'UdeM., 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 ...
  • The Perils of Not Thinking Like an Economist: How to Assess Value 

    MELKEVIK, ÅBSJØRN (Université de Montréal. Centre de recherche en éthique de l'UdeM., 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 ...
  • Environmental Sustainability and the Nexus of Economic Principles and Jewish Thought 

    LEEHARRIS, REBECCA; ROSENTHAL, RABBI ED (Université de Montréal. Centre de recherche en éthique de l'UdeM., 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, ...
  • Ethical and Legal Implications of Whistleblowing: A View from United Arab Emirates 

    AL MATARNEH, AKRAM (Université de Montréal. Centre de recherche en éthique de l'UdeM., 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 ...
  • Les relations entre la PME et ses partenaires: une analyse des difficultés 

    MESSAH, KOUNETSRON YAO (Université de Montréal. Centre de recherche en éthique de l'UdeM., 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. ...
  • Pierre Bourdieu, Anthropologie Economique. Cours au Collège de France 1991-1993, Paris, Seuil, 2017 

    Mahieu, François-Régis (Université de Montréal. Centre de recherche en éthique de l'UdeM., 2018-02-21)
  • Re-framing the moral appeal of the minimum wage 

    AVSAR, ROJHAT B. (Université de Montréal. Centre de recherche en éthique de l'UdeM., 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 (Université de Montréal. Centre de recherche en éthique de l'UdeM., 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 ...
  • 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 (Université de Montréal. Centre de recherche en éthique de l'UdeM., 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 (Université de Montréal. Centre de recherche en éthique de l'UdeM., 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 ...
  • Is Luck Capabilitarianism Possible? 

    VALVERDE, FACUNDO GARCIA (Université de Montréal. Centre de recherche en éthique de l'UdeM., 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 ...
  • Behavioral economics and the positive- normative distinction: Sunstein’s Choosing Not to Choose and behavioral economics imperialism 

    Davis, John B. (Université de Montréal. Centre de recherche en éthique de l'UdeM., 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 ...
  • Midiendo la meta-capabilidad de agencia: base teórica para la creación de un indicador de responsabilidad 

    NEBEL, MATHIAS; HERRERA-NEBEL, MARIÀ-TERESA (Université de Montréal. Centre de recherche en éthique de l'UdeM., 2017-07-20)
    Amatia Sen a construit son paradigme des capabilités sur la distinction qu’il établit entre liberté d’agence et liberté de bien-être. Cet article propose de comprendre la liberté d’agence comme une meta-capabilité : la capabilité d’apprécier ...
  • El enfoque de capabilidades y el programa de combate a la pobreza Prospera de México 

    MEJÌA, PABLO; DE JESÚS, LEOBARDO; HERRERA- NEBEL, MARÍA-TERESA (Université de Montréal. Centre de recherche en éthique de l'UdeM., 2017-07-15)
    En el presente artículo estudia como los programas de combate a la pobreza en México han integrado el enfoque de capabilidades. Se analizaron los resultados que arrojaron la aplicación de los programas instrumentados desde finales de la década de ...
  • Midiendo la meta-capabilidad de agencia: base teórica para la creación de un indicador de responsabilidad 

    NEBEL, MATHIAS; HERRERA-NEBEL, MARIÀ-TERESA (Université de Montréal. Centre de recherche en éthique de l'UdeM., 2017-07-15)
    Amartia Sen ha construido su enfoque de capabilidades sobre la distinción existente entre libertad de agencia y libertad de bienestar. Este artículo propone entender la agencia como una meta-capabilidad: la capabilidad de valorar y elegir nuestra ...
  • Assessing how large is the market for prostitution in the European Union 

    ADAIR, Philippe; NEZHYVENKO, OKSANA (Université de Montréal. Centre de recherche en éthique de l'UdeM., 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 ...
  • Le discours moral corporatif comme récit portant sur l’éthique organisationnelle. Une approche inspirée par la philosophie de Paul Ricoeur 

    DION, MICHEL (Université de Montréal. Centre de recherche en éthique de l'UdeM., 2017-07-15)
    As the narrative about organizational ethics, corporate moral discourse is characterized by three elements: (1) the act of telling organizational life, as it is determined by memory and promise; (2) the fore-understanding of organizational life and the ...
  • Agency, socially contemplated 

    D’AGATA, ANTONIO (Université de Montréal. Centre de recherche en éthique de l'UdeM., 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, ...
  • Introduction 

    NEBEL, MATHIAS (Université de Montréal. Centre de recherche en éthique de l'UdeM., 2017-07-15)