Moral Well-Being

The concept of moral well-being is implicit in moral thought and discourse, encompassing diverse fields of academic inquiry and professional practice in religion, philosophy, biosciences, education, psychology, health care, and law. In business, the moral field extends to management, leadership, organizational behavior, economics, finance, marketing, and beyond. The methodological lens that each discipline applies to morality is further complicated by emergent concepts such as complexity, systems theory, postmodernity, and others that permeate academic inquiry across the disciplines. Developing a robust theory of moral well-being presents a formidable challenge in drawing from a wide range of disciplines with exclusive claim by none. Nevertheless, the concept of moral well-being illumines tacit assumptions about human nature, inclinations, and the purpose of morality in light of emerging scientific ...

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