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The system of logic used here is essentially that of Kalish & Montague 1964 and Kalish,
Montague and Mar, Harcourt B
The required reading for purposes of the quiz is the introduction section and the conclusion section.
Does Trade Liberalization with China Inuence U.S.
Shanghai Jiao Tong University
National University of Singapore
Justin R. Pierce
GDP estimation: 3 ways
1. Expenditure method: GDP = total spending on domestic final goods
Total or national spending = C + I + G
C =consumer spending, I = spending by investors, G = spending by govt.
Let X = exports and M = imports
X M = net exports = tr
Poverty in the United States
In 2004, more than 32.3 million Americans live in poverty, a third of them
are children. This is more than one out of every 9 people.
Poverty line: 17, 960.
Average adult has a 60 percent chance of living at
Notes on Spinoza (continued)
A. On God, freedom, and necessity.
Everything that happens with respect to finite modes of the infinite substance is explainable
though an infinite chain of finite causes see Ip28 but such causal chains themselves have
Ethics of Abortion
Viability: the state in which it is possible for the fetus to survive outside the uterus
Timmons's suggestion for definition of abortion: . . . all cases in which a pregnancy is intentionally
interrupted and involves (as part o
Notes on Spinoza
Why Ethics, given that our readings seem to have nothing to do with that?
o Spinozas overall project is to articulate the highest good for mankind and how
we might attain it. The first two parts of the book are just preparatory
Advertising and Marketing Ethics Quiz
1. True / False (please circle). According to David Holley, on the maximal information
rule, a salesperson would be required to disclose any information she has about a product
to a cu
George G. Brenkert in Marketing and the Vulnerable
Kids and Cell Phones
Question: why do you think it might be problematic that cell phone companies are
marketing their phones to younger children?
BUSINESS ETHICS MIDTERM REVIEW
Intrinsic vs. Extrinsic Value
o Intrinsic to say there is something good about it that makes it good in itself
o Extrinsic to say that it possesses goodness because of how it is related to something else that is good
Denis G. Arnold
The Ethics of Direct to Consumer Pharmaceutical Advertising
Arnold: In this paper it is argued that branded DTC advertising is unethical
because it illegitimately manipulates consumers, increases risks to patients, and
drives up overall he
Blind Spots: Why We Fail to Do Whats Right and What to Do about It
Authors: Max Baserman & Ann Tenbrunsel
The Gap between Intended and Actual Ethical Behavior
Question: What was the Stanley Milgram experiment?
Documentary: Game of Death
Final Exam Study Guide
Note: this exam focuses on the material covered after the midterm exam. The following
topics are included: employment at will, sexual harassment, advertising and marketing
ethics, business and the environment, and th
Definitions of sexual harassment:
[This first part is from Larry Mays article]
The Intimidation Model:
Sexual harassment involves five elements:
A sexual advance
By a person in a more powerful position
Made to a person in a less powerf
Independent Video Project
December 2, 2015
The first example of ethical misconduct is found within Bigger Than Enron, around the
21:00 minute mark in the film, when they discuss how Phillip Harlow, the senior auditing pa