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Summer Book Bag

   Summer Book Bag

Al Gini

Resident Philosopher, WGN

Quinlan School of Business

Loyola University Chicago

 

Summer time and the living is easy! Or so we think!
Vacation time, backyard time, front porch time.
Some extra time- relaxing, traveling, and while on vacation reading!
 Plenty of time to curl up with a good […]

Gini in the Bottle

Fun Presidential Factoids and Trivia

Taken from: The Complete Books of Presidents

WM. Degregoric

Al Gini

 

Primary fatigue aside, what this exercise is all about is electing the 45th president of the United Taters of America. Below, in no particular order of importance, is a list […]

Gini in a Bottle

It’s So Easy to Be a Bystander

 Al Gini

“This, this was the thing that I had wanted to understand ever since the war. Nothing else. How a human being can remain indifferent. The executioners I understood; also the victims, though with more difficulty. For the others, all the […]

The Aurora Borealis

Gini in a Bottle

The Aurora Borealis

Al Gini

My wife loves to travel. And she especially loves to travel to unusual and out of the way places. So, over the years I’ve found myself in the Peru climbing to see Machu Pichu, gorilla tracking in Uganda, barging down the river in […]

Super Bowl Sunday: The New Holy of Holies

Super Bowl Sunday: The New Holy of Holies

Gini in a Bottle  

I love the game of football. I played the game for years, and I enjoyed every moment of it. I like watching football at both the college and pro levels. And, when there is an extra-special game on, I’ll arrange my entire calendar […]

Christmas Book Bag

Gini in a Bottle

Christmas Book Bag

Al Gini

            Christmas time! Family, friends, parties, gifts! And maybe, if you’re really lucky, some downtime for yourself. Maybe even some time to read a book. Who knows? It could happen! So, if you’re looking for a few good books to give as gifts […]

Distrust

Gini in a Bottle

Al Gini

Distrust

 

As I grow older I’m becoming more and more cynical about the general state of reality. Or perhaps I should say, I’m becoming more distrustful, unsure, and skeptical about life in general. For example whether you are a Democrat, Republican, Libertarian, Unitarian, or Vegetarian: “Americans overwhelmingly think […]

Having It All

“Having It All”

Al Gini

Gini in the Bottle

In 2012 Anne-Marie Slaughter published an article in The Atlantic that attacked the sacred feminist-mantra that women can “Have it All.” That is, that women can hold down real jobs, prestigious jobs, socially necessary and important jobs, and at the same time, be […]

Donald Trump

 Gini in a Bottle

Al Gini

Donald Trump

 

Why is Donald Trump running for the Republican nomination and ultimately the presidency of the United States? I’m serious, have you thought about it at all? Why would a self-made billionaire best known for a series of real estate developments, a string of beautiful […]

Summer Book Bag

Summer Book Bag
Al Gini
Loyola University Chicago

• Summer Time: And The Living is Easy, or so they say!
• It’s Vacation Time, Down Time
• Books for the Road, for the Plane
• Books for front porch, or the backyard.

• Philip Kerr
The Lady from Zagreb: A Bernie Gunther Novel

What a concept, a German policeman and private detective […]

About this blog

Al Gini is a Professor of Business Ethics and Chair of the Department of Management at Loyola University Chicago. He is also the cofounder and Associate Editor of Business Ethics Quarterly, and serves as the Resident Philosopher on National Public Radio’s Chicago affiliate, WBEZ-FM. Dr. Gini is the author of several books, including Seeking The Truth of Things (ACTA, 2010).