Browse

Browse

Back to Homepage

Jeffrey Moriarty

Associate Professor, Philosophy
Chair, Department of Philosophy
Ph.D., Rutgers University, 2002
A.B., Princeton University, 1997
Office: Adamian Academic Center 115 | 781.891._2085 | jmoriarty@bentley.edu
                       


Expand All
Collapse All

Bio

Jeffrey Moriarty's research interests lie in business ethics and political philosophy, and at the intersection of these fields. He is especially interested in questions of distributive justice as they arise in state and organizational contexts. This has led him to examine the normative aspects of compensation, including executive compensation. He enjoys teaching a wide variety of courses, including business ethics, political philosophy, introduction to philosophy, and more.

Teaching Interests

Ethics (all kinds); History of Philosophy; Philosophy of Religion

Research Interests

Business Ethics; Political Philosophy

Professional Links

http://sites.google.com/site/jeffreymoriarty1/

Professional Memberships

American Philosophical Association
Society for Business Ethics

Awards and Honors

2013, Best Conference Paper, Society for Business Ethics
2013, Summer Grant, Bentley University
2012, Best Reviewer Award, Business Ethics Quarterly
2012, Summer Grant, Bentley University
2011, Summer Grant, Bentley University
2011, Dean's Fund for International Travel, Bentley University
2010, Summer Grant, Bentley University
2010, Best Reviewer Award, Society for Business Ethics
2010, Dean's Fund for International Travel, Bentley University
2010, Publication Award, Bentley University
2010, Louis O. Kelso Fellowship, Rutgers University/Employee Ownership Foundation
2009, Summer Grant, Bentley University
2009, Best Paper Finalist, Society for Business Ethics
2008, Outstanding Young Scholar Award, Bowling Green State University
2007, Young Scholar Award, Cornell University, Program on Ethics and Public Life
2005, Scholarly and Creative Activities Award, California State University, Long Beach
2004, Intellectual Events Award, California State University, Long Beach
2004, Intellectual Events Award, California State University, Long Beach
2004, Scholarly and Creative Activities Award, California State University, Long Beach

Publications

Journal Articles
Moriarty, J. The Connection between Stakeholder Theory and Stakeholder Democracy: An Excavation and Defense. Business & Society. Forthcoming

Moriarty, J. (2014). Compensation Ethics and Organizational Commitment. Business Ethics Quarterly, 24 (1), 31-53.

Moriarty, J. (2013). Smilansky, Arneson, and the Asymmetry of Desert. Philosophical Studies, 162 (3), 537-545.

Moriarty, J. (2012). Justice in Compensation: A Defense. Business Ethics: A European Review, 21 (1), 64-76.

Moriarty, J. (2011). The Sky's the Limit: A Reply to Kolb. Business Ethics Quarterly, 21 (4), 686-691.

Moriarty, J. (2011). Does Distributive Justice Pay? Sternberg’s Compensation Ethics.  International Journal of Applied Philosophy, 25 (1), 33-48.

Moriarty, J. (2010). Participation in the Workplace: Are Employees Special? Journal of Business Ethics, 92 (3), 373-384.

Moriarty, J., Heath, J., Norman, W. (2010). Business Ethics and (or as) Political Philosophy. Business Ethics Quarterly, 20 (3), 427-452.

Moriarty, J. (2009). Teaching and Learning Guide for Business Ethics: An Overview. Philosophy Compass, 4 (1), 1-4.

Moriarty, J. (2009). Rawls, Self-Respect, and the Opportunity for Meaningful Work. Social Theory and Practice, 35 (3), 441-459.

Moriarty, J. (2009). How Much Compensation Can CEOs Permissibly Accept? Business Ethics Quarterly, 19 (2), 235-250.

Moriarty, J. (2008). Business Ethics: An Overview. Philosophy Compass, 3 (5), 956-972.

Moriarty, J. (2007). McMahon on Workplace Democracy. Journal of Business Ethics, 71 (4), 339-345.

Moriarty, J. (2006). Ross on Desert and Punishment. Pacific Philosophical Quarterly, 87 (2), 231-244.

Moriarty, J. (2005). Do CEOs Get Paid Too Much? Business Ethics Quarterly, 15 (2), 257-281.

Moriarty, J. (2005). The Epistemological Argument Against Desert. Utilitas, 17 (2), 205-221.

Moriarty, J. (2005). On the Relevance of Political Philosophy to Business Ethics. Business Ethics Quarterly, 15 (3), 453-471.

Moriarty, J. (2003). Against the Asymmetry of Desert. Nous, 37 (3), 518-536.

Moriarty, J. (2002). Desert and Distributive Justice in A Theory of Justice. Journal of Social Philosophy, 33 (1), 131-143.

Book Chapters
Moriarty, J. Desert. In Serena Olsaretti (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Distributive Justice. New York: . Oxford University Press

Moriarty, J. (2008). Deserving Jobs, Deserving Wages. In Jeffery Smith (Eds.), Normative Theory and Business Ethics (pp. 119-146). Lanham, MD: . Rowman & Littlefield

Moriarty, J. (2007). Self-Respect. In Robert W. Kolb (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Business Ethics and Society (pp. 1893-1895). Thousand Oaks, CA: . Sage

Moriarty, J. (2007). Desert. In Robert W. Kolb (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Business Ethics and Society (pp. 571-575). Thousand Oaks, CA: . Sage

Book Reviews
Moriarty, J. (2005). [Review of the book Liberty, Desert, and the Market, by S. Olsaretti]. Business Ethics Quarterly.

Conference Proceedings and Presentations

Moriarty, J. (2014). "A Question about Ethics in Wages: God vs. Aristotle." Presented at the University of North Carolina, Greensboro, Greensboro, NC.

Moriarty, J. (2014). "Comments on May's "Rights, Wrongs, and Demands."." Presented at the New Orleans Invitational Seminar in Ethics, New Orleans, LA.

Moriarty, J., Hussain, W. (2013). "Democracy, Accountability, and the New Corporate Political Activity." Presented at the Georgetown University's Ethics of Lobbying Symposium, Washington, DC.

Moriarty, J., Hussain, W. (2013). "Democratic Legitimacy and Corporate Involvement in the Public Sphere." Presented at the Copenhagen Business School's Workshop on Managing Political CSR, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Moriarty, J. (2013). "Comments on Brake's 'Rebuilding and Restoration after Disaster: A Case for Disaster Rights'." Presented at the New Orleans Invitational Seminar in Ethics, New Orleans, LA.

Moriarty, J. (2013). Presented at the James A. and Linda R. Mitchell/The American College's Forum on Ethical Leadership, Palm Beach, FL.

Moriarty, J. (2013). "Compensation Ethics, Organizational Attachment, and Reasonable Expectations." Presented at the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School, Philadelphia, PA.

Moriarty, J. (2012). "Compensation Ethics, Organizational Attachment, and Reasonable Expectations." Presented at the Georgetown University's Institute for the Study of Markets and Ethics, Washington, DC.

Moriarty, J. (2012). "Compensation Ethics, Organizational Attachment, and Reasonable Expectations." Presented at the Université Catholique de Louvain 's Bernheim Workshop, Brussels, Belgium.

Moriarty, J. (2012). "Ameliorating the Pitchfork Problem by Sharing the Wealth." Presented at the Society for Business Ethics's Annual Meeting, Boston, MA.

Moriarty, J. (2012). "The Common Good: What It Is, and What, if Anything, Firms Should Have to Do with It"." Presented at the Academy of Management's Annual Meeting, Boston, MA.

Moriarty, J. (2012). Presented at the Liberty Fund's Seminar on the Liberty and Responsibility in the Thought of Frederic Bastiat, La Jolla, CA.

Moriarty, J., Hussain, W. (2011). "Democratic Legitimacy and Corporate Involvement in the Public Sphere." Presented at the American Philosophical Association, Eastern Division's Annual Meeting, Washington, DC.

Moriarty, J., Hussain, W. (2011). "A New Path to Corporate Democracy? The Case of Corporate Legitimacy" Presented at the European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management's Workshop on Business Ethics, Brussels, Belgium.

Moriarty, J. (2011). "Comments on Audi's 'Religion in the Workplace: Rights, Liberties, and Managerial Policies'." Presented at the Society for Business Ethics's Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX.

Moriarty, J. (2011). "Philosophical Aspects of Shared Capitalism." Presented at the Foundation for Enterprise Development's Beyster Fellowship Symposium, La Jolla, CA.

Moriarty, J. (2011). "On Desert's Role in Theories of Distributive and Retributive Justice." Presented at the New Orleans Invitational Seminar in Ethics, New Orleans, LA.

Moriarty, J. (2011). "Normative Stakeholder Theory, Corporate Governance, and Broad-Based Workplace Democracy." Presented at the Rutgers University's School of Management and Labor Relations, Piscataway, NJ.

Moriarty, J. (2010). "Why Normative Stakeholder Theorists Should Support Stakeholder Democracy." Presented at the University of Minho's Workshop on Workplace Democracy, Braga, Portugal.

Moriarty, J. (2010). "Ethics in Compensation: Why Not?" Presented at the Society for Business Ethics's Annual Meeting, Montreal, Canada.

Moriarty, J. (2010). "Normative Stakeholder Theory, Corporate Governance, and Broad-Based Workplace Democracy." Presented at the Foundation for Enterprise Development's Beyster Fellowship Symposium, La Jolla, CA.

Moriarty, J. (2010). "Comments on Wall's 'Rawlsian Justice and Economic Efficiency'." Presented at the New Orleans Invitational Seminar in Ethics, New Orleans, LA.

Moriarty, J. (2009). "Participation in the Workplace: Are Employees Special?" Presented at the Society for Business Ethics's Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.

Moriarty, J. (2009). "How Much Compensation Can CEOs Permissibly Accept?" Presented at the University of Maryland's Smith School of Business, College Park, MD.

Moriarty, J. (2008). "How Much Compensation Can CEOs Permissibly Accept?" Presented at the New York University's Stern School of Business, New York, NY.

Moriarty, J. (2008). "Participation in the Workplace: Are Employees Special?" Presented at the Universite Catholique de Louvain's Chaire Hoover, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium.

Moriarty, J. (2008). "A Puzzle About Executive Compensation." Presented at the Society for Business Ethics's Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA.

Moriarty, J. (2007). "How Much Compensation Can CEOs Permissibly Accept?" Presented at the University of Zurich's Center for Ethics, Zurich, Switzerland.

Moriarty, J. (2007). "How (and How Not) to Justify a Desert-Claim." Presented at the Cornell University's Program on Ethics & Public Life, Ithaca, NY.

Moriarty, J. (2007). "Rawls, Self-Respect, and the Living Wage." Presented at the Cornell University's Program on Ethics & Public Life, Ithaca, NY.

Moriarty, J. (2006). "Rawls, Self-Respect, and the Living Wage." Presented at the Society for Business Ethics's Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA.

Moriarty, J. (2005). "Rawls, Self-Respect, and the Living Wage." Presented at the University of Redlands's Banta Center for Business, Ethics, and Society, Redlands, CA.

Moriarty, J. (2005). "McMahon on Economic Democracy." Presented at the American Philosophical Association, Pacific Division's Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Moriarty, J. (2005). "The Epistemological Argument Against Desert." Presented at the Bowling Green State University's Philosophy Department, Bowling Green, OH.

Moriarty, J. (2005). "The Epistemological Argument Against Desert." Presented at the University of Utah's Philosophy Department, Salt Lake City, UT.

Moriarty, J. (2004). "How to (Try to) Justify CEO Pay." Presented at the Leeds School of Business (Colorado)'s Japha Symposium on Business and Professional Ethics, Boulder, CO.

Moriarty, J. (2004). "Rawls, Self-Respect, and the Living Wage." Presented at the University of California, Irvine's Southern California Philosophy Conference, Irvine, CA.

Moriarty, J. (2004). "The Epistemological Argument Against Desert." Presented at the American Philosophical Association, Pacific Division's Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Moriarty, J. (2004). "Do CEOs Get Paid Too Much?" Presented at the Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business, Washington, DC.

Moriarty, J. (2003). "Sidgwick, Rawls, and the Epistemological Argument Against Desert." Presented at the Society for Value Inquiry's 31st Annual Conference, Grand Forks, ND.

Moriarty, J. (2002). "Desert and Distributive Justice: Lessons for and from the Comparable Worth Debate." Presented at the California State University, Long Beach's Philosophy Department, Long Beach, CA.

Moriarty, J. (2001). "Why Analysis of the Concept of Desert is Unimportant." Presented at the American Philosophical Association, Eastern Division's Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA.

Moriarty, J. (2001). "Why No Equality Matters." Presented at the American Philosophical Association, Central Division's Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN.

Moriarty, J. (2001). "Against the Asymmetry of Desert." Presented at the Society for Value Inquiry's 29th Annual Conference, Tulsa, OK.

Moriarty, J. (1999). "Desert and Distributive Justice in A Theory of Justice." Presented at the Towson University's 24th Annual Fall Philosophy Colloquium, Towson, MD.

Service

University Service
Committee Chair for Faculty Evaluation Procedures Committee, 2012 - Present
Committee Member for Hoffman Business Ethics Prize, 2011 - Present
Committee Member for Faculty Evaluation Procedures Committee, 2010 - Present
Task Force Chair for New Bentley MBA, Part II, 2011 - 2012
Committee Member for Academic Integrity Committee, 2010 - 2011
Task Force Chair for Business Studies Major, 2011 - 2011
Task Force Member for New Bentley MBA, Part I, 2010 - 2010

Professional Service
Editorial Review Board Member for Business Ethics Journal Review, 2013 - Present
Editorial Review Board Member for Business Ethics Quarterly, 2008 - Present
Reviewer, Conference Paper for Society for Business Ethics, 2007 - Present
Reviewer, Journal Article for Journal of Business Ethics, 2003 - Present
Conference/Workshop Organizer for Society for Business Ethics, 2008 - 2014
Reviewer, Journal Article for Social Theory and Practice, 2008 - 2013
Reviewer, Journal Article for Business and Society Review, 2009 - 2013
Outside Tenure Referee for [Name Withheld] - 2013
Reviewer, Journal Article for European Journal of Political Theory - 2013
Committee Member for American Philosophical Association, Non-Academic Careers, 2011 - 2012
Reviewer, Journal Article for Journal of Applied Philosophy - 2012
Reviewer, Journal Article for Business and Professional Ethics Journal - 2012
Reviewer, Journal Article for Business Ethics: A European Review - 2011
Reviewer, Textbook for Pearson - 2011
Committee Member for Society for Business Ethics, Best Paper - 2011
Reviewer, Book for MIT Press, 2011 - 2011
Reviewer, Journal Article for Ethical Perspectives, 2011 - 2011
Reviewer, Journal Article for Canadian Journal of Philosophy, 2010 - 2010
Reviewer, Journal Article for Australasian Journal of Philosophy, 2010 - 2010
Reviewer, Journal Article for Journal of Social Philosophy, 2008 - 2010
Reviewer, Journal Article for Journal of Business Ethics Education, 2010 - 2010
Reviewer, Journal Article for Journal of Politics - 2010
Reviewer, Journal Article for Law and Philosophy, 2009 - 2009
Reviewer, Journal Article for Business and Society, 2009 - 2009
Reviewer, Journal Article for Philosophia, 2008 - 2008
Reviewer, Book for Oxford University Press, 2008 - 2008
Reviewer, Journal Article for Revue de Philosophie Economique, 2008 - 2008
Reviewer, Journal Article for Philosophical Quarterly, 2007 - 2007
Reviewer, Journal Article for Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, 2007 - 2007
Reviewer, Journal Article for Philosophical Psychology, 2005 - 2005
Reviewer, Textbook for Broadview Press, 2005 - 2005
Reviewer, Textbook for Rowman & Littlefield, 2005 - 2005
Reviewer, Journal Article for Utilitas, 2005 - 2005
Reviewer, Journal Article for Philosophical Studies, 2004 - 2004
Reviewer, Textbook for Oxford University Press, 2003 - 2003
Reviewer, Journal Article for Australasian Journal of Philosophy, 2002 - 2002