Motives & Morality

Here is Professor Sandel’s video introducing Immanuel Kant’s philosophy of ethics. In my opinion, one of the best lectures on ethics. Below is an extract for the one hour lesson – 

“Kant rejects the notion that morality is about calculating consequences. When we act out of duty—doing something simply because it is right—only then do our actions have moral worth”

Click here to see the full video – Motives and Morality  available on Academic Earth. The few questions which come up after watching this video are -Do business ethics really talk about ethics in the true sense ? Is any business ethical? It may seem we are covering business requirements as business ethics, is that why business ethics are not being adhered? 

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