About me

    Assistant Professor Tomasz Kwarcinski
    Cracow University of Economics
    Department of Philosophy

Research interests
  • philosophy of economics
  • ethical theories, especially utilitarianism and consequentialism
  • theories of distributive justice
  • collective responsibility
  • business ethics
  • corporate social responsibility
Education
  • 2008, Ph.D, Philosophy, The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin, Dissertation: Equality and Benefit. Amartya Kumar Sen's Conception of Distributive Justice
  • 2003-2008, Ph.D. studies in Philosophy, The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin
  • 2005, M.A., Economics, The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin, Thesis: Amartya Kumar Sen's Conception of Research on Poverty
  • 1999-2005, M.A. studies in Economics, The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin
  • 2003,M.A., Philosophy, The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin, Thesis: The Concept of Rationality in Classical Economics
  • 1998-2003, M.A. studies in Philosophy, The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin
Selected publications
    Book
    Equality and Benefit. Amartya Kumar Sen's Conception of Distributive Justice, Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Ekonomicznego w Krakowie, Krakow 2011 - further information (in Polish) - click here
    Articles
  • Ethics of Business or Ethics for Business? Two Models for Teaching Business Ethics, "Management and Business Administration. Central Europe", No. 3/2012, p. 42-49. Available at SSRN - click here
  • Economic Rationality and Moral Principles, in: Człowiek i jego decyzje, red. K. A. Kłosiński, A. Biela, Wyd. KUL, Lublin 2009, p. 145-155.
  • Justice and Efficiency? The Analysis Uses an Econometric Model of Economic Growth with Historically Optimal Differentiation of Wages, "Acta Universitatis Lodziensis, Folia Oeconomica", No 213, 2007, p. 109-124.
  • The Reasons for Equality. The Dispute between Robert Nozick and Bernard Williams about the Justification of Distributive Equality, "Annales. Etyka w życiu gospodarczym", t. X, No 1, 2007, p. 247-257.
  • The Strategies of Defence from Unrestricted Demands, "Prakseologia" No 147/2007, p. 65-76.
  • The Limits of Moral Responsibility for Global Poverty, "Annales. Etyka w życiu gospodarczym", t. IX, nr 1, 2006, p. 233-244.
  • Capabilities or Primary Goods? The Discussion between Amartya Sen and John Rawls about the Proper Space of Justice, "Roczniki Filozoficzne", t. LIV, No 1, 2006, p. 81-106.
  • Who Should We Help First? Making Decisions on Helping the Poor in the Light of Amartya K. Sen's Research on Poverty, "Prakseologia", No 146/2006, p. 31-50.
    Working Paper
    Impartiality as the Basis of Global Justice (April 8, 2011). Available at SSRN - click here
Research grants
  • Moral Agents in Their Social Environment, during my stay in the Centre for the Study of Mind in Nature (University of Oslo), February 28th - August 30th 2011. Grant from the Scholarship and Training Fund, FSS/2010/II/D3/W/0053.
  • Ph.D. grant awarded by Ministry of Science and Higher Education (3894/H03/2007/32), January 2007.
  • Grant for the query in the British Library, awarded by the Society of the Friends of the Catholic University of Lublin, July 2006.
  • Grant for the departure of 2005 Cortona Colloquium - "A Multi-Voiced Dialogue on Global Society", Italy, awarded by The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin, August 2005.
Research groups
  • Ethics and Social Philosophy Group
  • Collective Responsibility Interdisciplinary Group
  • Corporate Social Responsibility Seminars, www.filozofia.uek.krakow.pl/csr
Contact
    E-mail
    tomasz.kwarcinski [at] uek.krakow.pl
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