1. Pedro A. Tabensky

    Pedro A. Tabensky
    Director of the Allan Gray Centre for Leadership Ethics. The Allan Gray Centre for Leadership Ethics is based at the Department of Philosophy, Rhodes University. Pedro is the author of Happiness: Personhood, Community, Purpose and of several publications in journals. He is also the editor of Judging and Understanding: Essays on Free Will, Narrative, Meaning and the Ethical Limits of Condemnation and The Positive Function of Evil. His main areas of interest are ethics and the meaning of life. Currently he is working on a book provisionally entitled Shadows of Goodness. He is also a regular commentator in the local and international media.

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    Profit Fetishism: no place in the triple bottom line?

    The thought that maximizing profit is the ultimate aim of business, popularized most famously by Milton Friedman in the 1970s, is not merely perverse, but it is also founded on triumphalist simple-mindedness informed by a deeply naive psychology of greed.