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Latin work of Leonardus Lessius, important pioneer of European business ethics, available in German for the first time

The Latin work of an important pioneer of modern business ethics, the Dutch legal scholar and moral theologian Leonardus Lessius (1554-1623), is being made available in German for the first time. The dutch legal scholar and moral theologian Leonardus Lessius developed innovative legal and ethical principles, comments the publisher, legal historian Prof. Dr. Nils Jansen from the Cluster of Excellence. The first of ten volumes will be published by frommann-Holzboog Verlag next week.

The future in the time of corona

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Social anthropologist Dorothea Schulz contrasts the conception of futurity in Uganda and Mali during the corona crisis with tendencies in European public discourse.