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Freedom and Accountability at Work. Applying Philosophic Insight to the Real World. Edition No. 1

  • ID: 2215874
  • Book
  • August 2001
  • Region: Global
  • 464 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Peter Koestenbaum and Peter Block offer you a new perspective forviewing the workplace through the lens of philosophy so that youmay have a better understanding of how to reclaim your freedom andaccountability and encourage the same in others. They provide aradical new approach to your work-a-day life that will bring truemeaning and power to your work.

Freedom and Accountability at Work offers you the information youneed to:

Gain strength and meaning by transforming your thinking on howyou view anxiety, doubt, death, and guilt

Find new ways to bring spiritual and ethical values into yourworkplace

Engage in profound change that will help you overcome cynicismthat comes from superficial change

Replace your loss of organizational loyalty and safety with asense of freedom and accountability

"Both Koestenbaum and Block are such passionate men who bringtogether what we all seek in our work life-meaning, insight, andhumanness. Bless them for this book."
--Joyce DeShano, board chair, Ascension Health
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Part One.

1. Experience of Freedom.

2. Choice, Reality, and Will.

3. Determinism and the Case Against Freedom.

4. Existential Understanding.

Part I: Implications.

Part Two.

5. Value of Anxiety.

6. Revelations of Anxiety.

7. Coping with Anxiety of Rebirth.

Part II: Implications.

Part Three.

8. Vitality of Death.

9. Revelations of Death and Failure.

10. Reality of Evil.

11. Coping with Anxiety of Evil.

Part III: Implications.

Part Four.

12. Two Kinds of Guilt.

13. The Problem of Meaning.

14. Constituting the Workplace.

Part IV Implications.
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Peter Koestenbaum Westlake Village, Connecticut.

Peter Block
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