Capital and Entrepreneurship

  • Ricardo F. CrespoEmail author
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Philosophy book series (BRIEFSPHILOSOPH)


While capital stems from the accumulation of the work on nature, entrepreneurship embodies a form of work. Therefore, the criteria for labor analyzed in the previous chapter apply to them. Just as salaries are not the ultimate objective of work, profits are not the ultimate goal of businesses—they are both conditions, not ends. This chapter finally elaborates on business ethics and corporate social responsibility.


Notion of capital Nature of business Business ethics Corporate social responsibility 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PhilosophyUniversidad Nacional de Cuyo and Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y TécnicasMendozaArgentina

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