Centre for Applied Eithics
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Research & Activities

Selected recent publications:


Woermann, M. 2016. Bridging Complexity and Post-Structuralism: Insights and Implications. New York: Springer Nature, 205 pp.Woermann, M. 2013. On the (Im)Possibility of Business Ethics: Critical Complexity, Deconstruction, and Implications for Understanding the Ethics of Business. Dordrecht: Springer, 175 pp.

Journal articles

Hall S. and Woermann, M. 2014. From inequality to equality: Evaluating normative justifications for affirmative action as racial redress. African Journal of Business Ethics, 8(2): 61 – 76. 

Woermann, M. 2013. 'Moral imperatives for an immanent world: investigating the pragmatist, deconstructive, and ante-philosophical positions', South African Journal of Philosophy, 32(3): 275 – 284.

Woermann, M. and Cilliers, P. 2012. 'The ethics of complexity and the complexity of ethics', South African Journal of Philosophy, 31(2): 447 – 463.

Book chapters

Woermann, M. (forthcoming, 2017).  'Business ethics in Africa' in Heath, E., Kaldis, B. and Marcoux, A. (eds) The Routledge Companion to Business Ethics. London: Routledge. 


Rossouw G.J & Van Vuuren L.J. 2013. Business Ethics 5th ed. Cape Town: Oxford University Press.

Kretzschmar, L., Prinsloo, F., Prozesky, M., Rossouw, D., Sander, K., Siebrits, J., and Woermann, M. 2013. Ethics for Accountants and Auditors 3rd ed. Cape Town: Oxford University Press.