Why Science? What Science?

  • Maxim Storchevoy


Is it possible to build ethics like a science? Many ordinary people think that this is impossible because there are too many subjective opinions and disagreements. Many scholars think that this is not necessary and some of them emphasize that there is no true science at all. However, is it so? Can the “impossible” or “unnecessary” theses, be proved? This chapter suggests the opposite. We can and should rebuild ethics as a science. First, it will help to significantly increase its analytical quality and achieve better theoretical progress. Second, it will upgrade the weak status of this discipline in society and business.


Business ethics Ethics Science Truth Verification 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Maxim Storchevoy
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    • 2
  1. 1.Graduate School of ManagementSt. Petersburg UniversitySt. PetersburgRussia
  2. 2.National Research University Higher School of EconomicsSt. PetersburgRussia

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