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Freedom, Eudaemonia, and Risk

An Inquiry into the Ethics of Risk-Taking
  • ISBN-13: 9781498596992
  • Publisher: ROWMAN & LITTLEFIELD PUBLISHERS
    Imprint: LEXINGTON BOOKS
  • Author: Touchstone, Kathleen
  • Price: AUD $160.00
  • Stock: 0 in stock
  • Availability: This book is temporarily out of stock, order will be despatched as soon as fresh stock is received.
  • Local release date: 15/12/2020
  • Format: Hardback (229.00mm X 152.00mm) 256 pages Weight: 0g
  • Categories: Philosophy [HP]Finance [KFF]Business & management [KJ]
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Kathleen Touchstone applies the philosophies of Objectivism, rule-utilitarianism, and neo-Aristotelianism to strategies of risk management. She proposes a risk index model which accounts for probability, virtue, and consequences, utilizing philosophical insight into the gauging of success.
Chapter 1: Freedom to Flourish Chapter 2: Flourishing Chapter 3: Life as the Ultimate Value Chapter 4: Virtues Chapter 5: On Giving: Decisions under "Certainty" Chapter 6: On Decision-making under Uncertainty Chapter 7: On the Concept of Probability Chapter 8: Risk-taking Chapter 9: Final Thoughts
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