2019 - 2020

  Types of leading entrepreneurship                                                                    
Yaron Cohen- TzemachGilman-humanities326Wed1800-2000 Sem  1
University credit hours:  2.0

Course description

The entrepreneur, driven by his vision, uses different abilities to bring the entrepreneurial idea to reality, thereby disrupting the existing situation while creating a new world. For this purpose, it is required for diverse abilities of planning, organization and execution. The entrepreneur, consciously or not, acts like a scientist: he investigates the world, identifies it lows and understands where and how it should act in it. If the entrepreneur is indeed some kind of a scientist, then his actions and success must be examined through tools from the philosophy of science - how we know about reality, what we can know, and what we can do with what we know.

From this rationale, we will analyze the success of some of the best entrepreneurs that have emerged in recent years and examine their similarities and differences by analyzing the philosophy of science that underlies their work. For example, Steve Jobs will be examined considering Plato's Allegory of the Cave; Jeff Bezos will be a perfect model for the Aristotelian entrepreneur; The revolution of Elon Musk will be examined according to Thomas Kohn's scientific revolutions concept; And the perception of Buffett's investment methods versus that of Soros and/or Nassim Taleb will be examined based on their understanding of the ability to know the reality.

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