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James W. Heisig

in Nothingness and Desire: A Philosophical Antiphony

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838850
eISBN:
9780824871147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838850.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter treats the notion of property in a much wider sense than normal in order to draw together some of the many loose ends left dangling in the discussion thus far. It suggests that the ... More


Contributions of Economic Theory to an Understanding of the Common Good in Catholic Social Thought

Charles K. Wilber

in Empirical Foundations of the Common Good: What Theology Can Learn from Social Science

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190670054
eISBN:
9780190681999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190670054.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Theology

Economic analysis can be useful to Catholic social thought in its concern for the common good, or the rough economic equivalent, human flourishing. First, treating the standard economic concept of ... More


How a Thomistic Moral Framework Can Take Social Causality Seriously

Mary Hirschfeld

in Distant Markets, Distant Harms: Economic Complicity and Christian Ethics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199370993
eISBN:
9780199374212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199370993.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Religious Studies

This chapter outlines a “two-tiered” account of the economy provided by Thomas Aquinas. As Adam Smith taught, because markets expand due to division of labor, the economic system allows individuals ... More


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