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Essays on Business and Leadership Ethics
(Turun yliopisto, 2012-06-20)
As this is a dissertation, an academic thesis, it is important to define the objectives of my research, even if ex post facto, explicitly: - To define, develop and study the concept of business and leadership ethics. - ...
The Concept of Betterness and Sport Competitions
(Turun yliopisto, 2015-03-20)
It is common that people disagree on a question which athlete or team was the best in a particular sport competition. This thesis attempts to clarify these disputes by analysing the concept of betterness in the context of ...
Concepts and Reference. Defending a Dual Theory of Natural Kind Concepts
(Turun yliopisto, 2008-11-22)
In this thesis I argue that the psychological study of concepts and categorisation, and the philosophical study of reference are deeply intertwined. I propose that semantic intuitions are a variety of categorisation ...
IN DUBIO PRO NATURA? A Philosophical Analysis of the Precautionary Principle in Environmental and Health Risk Governance
(Turun yliopisto, 2008-06-10)
In this book, I apply a philosophical approach to study the precautionary principle in environmental (and health) risk decision-making. The principle says that unacceptable environmental and health risks should be anticipated, ...
On the ethical desirability of considerable life extension
(Turun yliopisto, 2019-11-15)
This thesis is a tool for evaluating the ethical desirability of considerable life extension. The discussion on the topic brings together metaphysical questions related to life and death as well as practical bioethical ...