Journal of Philosophy and Culture

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2019

Peter Sena Gawu, Department of Classics and Philosophy, Faculty of Arts, University of Cape Coast, Ghana.
Husein Inusah Department of Classics and Philosophy, Faculty of Arts, University of Cape Coast, Ghana.
Journal of Philosophy and Culture, Journal Year: 2019, Volume and Issue: Vol.7(1), P. 1 - 6

Published: March 31, 2018

A corporation’s moral obligation is said to be sustained by two viewpoints: the narrow and broad views. The narrow view restrains a corporation’s moral obligation to the corporation’s owners and shareholders while the broad view, which is often deployed to support Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives, extends the corporation’s moral obligation towards others beyond the confines of the corporation walls to include all stakeholders, and the environment in which the corporation operates and so on. We argue from an ethical perspective that this dichotomy is a facade. We conclude that the broad view is indeed a narrow view in disguise.

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2018

Hasskei M. Majeed Department of Philosophy and Classics, P. O. Box LG 211, University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana.
Journal of Philosophy and Culture, Journal Year: 2018, Volume and Issue: Vol.6(1), P. 3 - 15

Published: Oct. 30, 2018

Moderate communitarianism is a thesis introduced into African philosophical literature by the Akan philosopher Kwame Gyekye. He suggests that this thesis better accounts for the Akan and, to some extent, African social set-up than what he calls radical communitarianism (a thesis which he attributes especially to John Mbiti and Ifeanyi Menkiti). However, Gyekye is criticised by J. O. Famakinwa and B. Matolino for offering a concept which, in their estimation, is not different from radical communitarianism. In this paper, it is argued that the position of these two critics is not sustainable and that moderate communitarianism is significantly different from …

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