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Research interests

De Bruin's current work is on ethical and legal aspects of business, sustainability, and climate change. (See, e.g., a contribution to the celebration of the 40th anniversary of the Journal of Business Ethics on climate change, business and human rights.) De Bruin has also worked on the ethical, political, and legal aspects of information (epistemic injustice, ethics of belief, virtue epistemology, stereotypes, etc.), with applications in finance, health care, ICT, among others. (See, e.g., The Business of Liberty: Freedom and Information in Ethics, Politics, and Law  (Oxford University Press, 2022) and Epistemic vice predicts acceptance of Covid-19 misinformation  (with Mark Alfano and Marco Meyer), Episteme, 2021). He has also worked on ethics management in organizations (e.g. banker’s oath, bankierseed), and the foundations of liberalism and republicanism, with applications to privacy, marketing regulation, media violence, etc.


Pitting Virtue Ethics Against Situationism: An Empirical Argument for Virtue

Against Nationalism: Climate Change, Human Rights, and International Law

Ethics at the Centre of Global and Local Challenges: Thoughts on the Future of Business Ethics

Real-life collective epistemic virtue and vice

The business of liberty: freedom and information in ethics, politics, and law

Epistemic Injustice in Finance

Epistemic vice predicts acceptance of Covid-19 misinformation

Finance and Financial Economics: A Philosophy of Science Perspective

Impermissible Self‑Rationalizing Pessimism: In Defence of a Pragmatic Ethics of Belief

Knowledge attribution, socioeconomic status, and education: New results using the Great British Class Survey

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