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Kendy Hess: “… and there be Dragons”: Modern Corporations as Political Actors

When:We 07-03-2018 15:15 - 17:00
Where:Room Omega

Lecture by Kendy Hess (College of the Holy Cross), organized by the Centre for Philosophy, Politics and Economics.

Despite decades of debate about the moral status of corporate agents, there has been surprisingly little exploration of their political status. This paper thus begins with a brief sketch of my own account of corporate agents – from metaphysics to moral obligation – and then moves on to explore some of the political implications. Setting aside the question of political rights and duties, I consider the permissibility of three modes of political engagement: (continue reading...)