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The Moral Background: An Inquiry into the History of Business Ethics, by Gabriel Abend. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2014. 399 pp. ISBN: 978-0-691-15944-7

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1. The other two are Rakesh Khurana, From Higher Aims to Hired Hands: The Social Transformation of American Business Schools and the Unfulfilled Promise of Management as a Profession (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2007) and Archie B. Carroll, Kenneth J. Lipartito, James E. Post, Patricia H. Werhane, and Kenneth E. Goodpaster (Executive Editor), Corporate Responsibility: The American Experience (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012).

2. William K. Frankena spoke and wrote often of the idea of “normative metaethics.” See, for example, “The Concept of Morality,” Journal of Philosophy 63, no. 21 (1966): 688–696.

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