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    The developmental self-valuing theory: A practical approach for business ethics. [REVIEW]Larry C. Jensen & Steven A. Wygant - 1990 - Journal of Business Ethics 9 (3):215 - 225.
    Ethics in business has been an increasingly controversial and important topic of discussion over the last decade. Debate continues about whether ethics should be a part of business, but also includes how business can implement ethical theory in day-to-day operations. Most discussions focus on either traditional moral philosophy, which offers little of practical value for the business community, or psychological theories of moral reasoning, which have been shown to be flawed and incomplete. The theory presented here is called the Developmental (...)
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    Rationality, possibility and difference as bases of moral development.Steven A. Wygant - 1994 - Journal of Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology 15 (1):58-71.
    Discusses the bases of moral development, based on a review of relevant literature. L. Kohlberg's cognitive structural theory of moral development prescribes abstract egalitarianism as the ideal form of moral reasoning. It is argued that this conceptualization represents an overly modernist, individualist reading of Platonic moral philosophy. H. G. Gadamer , in contrast, sees Plato teaching that virtue is learned implicitly, through exemplifying a virtuous person. Belief that virtue must be justified rationally leads to the dissolution of social, communal bases (...)
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    Review of Social discourse and moral judgment. [REVIEW]Steven A. Wygant - 1993 - Journal of Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology 13 (2):154-159.
    Reviews the book, Social discourse and moral judgment by Daniel N. Robinson . It is not every day that a group of such original scholars in any field come together to debate a topic of genuine significance. Social Discourse and Moral Judgment is the result of such an occasion, a symposium dedicated to examining social constructionist contributions to the study of moral judgment, conducted at Georgetown University during March of 1991. Although all of the articles in this volume assume some (...)
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