Corporate Law as an Existential Project

15 Pages Posted: 26 May 2020

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David G. Yosifon

Santa Clara University - School of Law

Date Written: October 19, 2019


Material progress advances, formal ethical analysis advances, but the human spirit lags behind. We yearn for meaning but its material is hard to source. This Essay proposes that corporate law can be a potent resource for the formation of meaning in our minds and in our lives.

Keywords: corporate law, corporate purpose, corporate governance, corporate social responsibility, corporate maximand, fiduciary duty, Delaware corporate law, existentialism, philosophy, literature, critical legal studies, personal development

Suggested Citation

Yosifon, David G., Corporate Law as an Existential Project (October 19, 2019). Fordham Law Review, Vol. 88, No. 5, 2020, Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper, Available at SSRN:

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