Tag Archives: Center for Ethics and Entrepreneurship

Professor Larry Hickman to speak at Rockford University

Larry Hickman is a leading authority on the philosophy of John Dewey. Professor Hickman is a professor of philosophy at Southern Illinois University, has written and edited multiple books on Dewey, and is the director for the Dewey Center at … Continue reading

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Fundraising campaign for 2012

Readers of this site know that in addition to my philosophy professorship I am the Executive Director of the Center for Ethics and Entrepreneurship. We have launched a fundraising campaign for our 2012 activities. We are proud of what we … Continue reading

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Kaizen 16 — the Jack Stack interview

The latest issue of Kaizen features my interview with the Jack Stack, CEO of Springfield Remanufacturing Corporation, one of the great turnaround success stories of this generation. The theme of the interview is Entrepreneurship and Open-book Management, of which Stack … Continue reading

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Enron and political entrepreneurship

My full interview with Dr. Robert Bradley is now posted at the Center for Ethics and Entrepreneurship site. Most journalistic accounts of the Enron mess focus on the accounting manipulations toward the end and miss the politicized business strategy and … Continue reading

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Two lectures in Alexandria, Virginia

I’m giving two talks later this week in historic Alexandria, Virginia, at the Free Minds 2010 conference, co-sponsored by The Atlas Society and the Free Minds Institute. On Friday I’ll speak on “Ayn Rand’s Entrepreneurial Ethic,” and on Saturday I’ll … Continue reading

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Douglas Rasmussen to speak at Rockford College

On Friday, April 23 and Monday, April 26, philosopher Douglas Rasmussen will speak at Rockford College on Aristotle, ethics, and philosophy. Dr. Rasmussen is Professor of Philosophy at St. John’s University in New York. He received his Ph.D. from Marquette … Continue reading

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William Kline on David Hume’s ethics

David Hume is the most influential dead philosopher, according to a recent vote by contemporary philosophers. William Kline of the University of Illinois, Springfield, is an expert on Hume, and he gave a talk recently at Rockford College on Hume’s … Continue reading

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William Kline on market-based business ethics

Dr. William Kline, Assistant Professor of Liberal Studies at the University of Illinois, Springfield, gave two talks this month at Rockford College. Here is my follow-up interview with him on the main points of his talk on business ethics (3 … Continue reading

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