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    • Economic process as institutionalization of values. Karl Polanyi’s institutional theory and its ethical consequences 

      Kassner, Maciej (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2017)
      This article is devoted to a critical reconstruction of Karl Polanyi’s institutional theory and its ethical consequences. Starting with the distinction between the formal (neoclassical) and the substantive (institutional) ...
    • Cultural anthropology of Bronisław Malinowski and reflections on the economic crisis 

      Szulczewski, Grzegorz (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2017)
      The paper revisits two theories from the cultural anthropology. The first theory is by Bronisław Malinowski, and the second one by Karl Homann. Malinowski criticizes economism and moralism. I present further stages of this ...
    • Ethical foundations of competitive order according to Walter Eucken 

      Kamińska, Katarzyna (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2017)
      Ordoliberalism is a German economic and legal doctrine, in which ethics occupies a privileged place. The basic premise is the freedom and responsibility of human beings. In contrast, the starting point for considering ...
    • Development Economics and the issues of poverty and social inequalities 

      Piasecki, Ryszard (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2017)
      Development economics emerged as a separate discipline of economic science in the 1950s but it wasn’t until the 1960s and mid-1970s that it began to draw serious attention. Gradually, an extensive literature concerning ...
    • Business Ethics in Adam Smith’s works 

      Zabieglik, Stefan (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2017)
      This paper presents some views of Adam Smith based on some selected problems of business ethics. These can be found in his famous works—The Theory of Moral Sentiments and The Wealth of Nations—and in his lectures at the ...
    • Sen’s concept of development as freedom and the idea of sustainable development 

      Płachciak, Adam (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2017)
      On the one hand, the contemporary world is a place of sheer abundance; on the other, it is a place where the poverty is widespread, people’s needs are unsatisfied, and the natural and socioeconomic systems remain unstable. ...
    • The early stages in the evolution of Economic Man. Millian and marginal approaches 

      Dzionek-Kozłowska, Joanna (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2017)
      The homo economicus (Economic Man) concept is one of the best-known components of economic theorising frequently recognised as a part of the “hard core” of the mainstream 20th-century economics. This model gained such a ...
    • Plato’s The Republic recovered. A few ethical, economic and social aspects in contemporary dialogues 

      Głodowska, Anna; Matera, Paulina; Matera, Rafał (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2017)
      The main purpose of the article is the presentation and interpretation of some ethical, economic and social aspects in the works of Plato. The division of labour, wealth, the meaning of money, use of interest and paying ...
    • Exploitation in the face of justice 

      Stoiński, Andrzej (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2017)
      The paper refers to selected issues of exploitation in the face of justice. The analysis is based on the definitions of exploitation contained in the Polish Penal and Civil Codes. The main goal is the identification of the ...
    • Values and economic development 

      Banach, Wiesław (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2017)
      The main aim of the paper is to show and examine how culture shapes human progress; in particular—how values determine economic development. The author describes culture as an axiological sphere including values, rules, ...
    • The limits of moral responsibility for global poverty 

      Kwarciński, Tomasz (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2017)
      Most people, especially in South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa, suffer and die from lack of food, shelter, and medical care, whereas other people in rich countries are extremely well-off. Because of the globalization process ...
    • Amartya Kumar Sen’s ethical interpretation of poverty 

      Szymczak, Damian (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2017)
      On the threshold of the 21st century, the problem of poverty remains unresolved. Many still suffer from hunger, and many more have no access to running water, or education. This raises a fundamental question that has ...