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Ethical and political dilemmas of modern India

Ethical and political dilemmas of modern India

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India
    • Subjects:
    • India -- Moral conditions.,
    • India -- Social conditions -- 1947-

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by Ninian Smart and Shivesh Thakur.
      ContributionsSmart, Ninian, 1927-, Thakur, Shivesh Chandra.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHN690.Z9 M63 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 258 p. ;
      Number of Pages258
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1398295M
      ISBN 100312103972, 0333566254
      LC Control Number93005863

      If the term morality refers to mores, then the term morality means the totality of all habits and customs of a given community. The following section depicts the old but still persisting stereotypical differences between ancient ethics and modern morality in order to further deepen our understanding about the supposed and real differences and similarities of both ethical approaches. Participants were invited for an online quiz that consisted of questions on basic calculus problems, guessing the next one in a sequence of shapes, and spotting the odd word out of a sequence. And it will be up to the multinational managers to realize that, while the direction of this shift is inevitable, its magnitude is certainly more complicated to ascertain.

      In addition, the Roman philosopher and politician Cicero —43 BC is the first author whose work on the notion of duty survives, De Officiis, in which he examined the notion in great detail in the first century BC 44 BC. Anderson, B. We will move beyond analogies with sports teams and other smaller groups, working out what truth is in these comparisons and what makes them misleading when accepted uncritically. Both civilizations have different origins and therefore, are likely to have different ethical equilibriums. Individual cases help ground this issue in reality.

      Understandably, frustration abounds for foreign entrants. Thinking and talking about morally difficult questions tends to raise passions, particularly when we encounter disagreement, as we almost always do. Ethical dilemmas or moral dilemmas or ethical paradoxes, are situations in which there is a choice to be made between two options, neither of which resolves the situation in an ethically acceptable fashion. Thus, it is not easy to make standard ethical strategies that can be legitimized across business organizations.


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