Trust and Antitrust

  title={Trust and Antitrust},
  author={Annett Baier},
  pages={231 - 260}
  • A. Baier
  • Published 1 January 1986
  • Philosophy
  • Ethics
Whether or not everything which matters to us is the sort of thing that can thrive or languish (I may care most about my stamp collection) or even whether all the possibly thriving things we care about need trust in order to thrive (does my rubber tree?), there surely is something basically right about Bok's claim. Given that I cannot myself guard my stamp collection at all times, nor take my rubber tree with me on my travels, the custody of these things that matter to me must often be… 
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