The Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics at Oxford University invited Dr. Kara Tan Bhala to give a lecture for its St. Cross Special Ethics Seminar Series. The presentation took place on Thursday, May 30th at St. Cross College, Oxford.
The title of the talk was “Ethics in Finance: A New Financial Theory for a Post-Financialised World”.
The audio file is now available at http://media.philosophy.ox.ac.uk/uehiro/TT13_STX_KTB.mp3 .
The audio file will also be distributed on the Uehiro Centre’s RSS feed and appear on the Centre’s website at http://www.practicalethics.ox.ac.uk/multimedia/audio...
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Justice is an ancient concept. We often think of the term as synonymous with law or lawfulness. But a broader sense of the word is closer to fairness. Behavioral finance studies indicate people have an inherent sense of justice or fairness. This view of human nature clashes with the classical economic view of “homo economicus”.
Aristotle’s definition of justice is still widely accepted today. He says justice consists in treating equals equally and unequals unequally but in proportion to their relevant differences. Justice, in other words, is giving each person her due....
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