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Wealth Creation, Social Virtues, and Sociality: Social Capital's Role in Creating and Sustaining Wealth

John A. Coleman, S.J.

in The True Wealth of Nations: Catholic Social Thought and Economic Life

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199739813
eISBN:
9780199866120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199739813.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter investigates the notion of “social capital”, beginning with its development among sociologists and its eventual employment by economists and others. It urges a conversation between ... More


The Worker as Citizen

Michael Freeden

in Liberalism Divided: A Study in British Political Thought 1914-1939

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198274322
eISBN:
9780191599330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198274327.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines the impact of the post-war period on British liberal thought. Two characteristics of liberal social thought emerged from the war: the decreased amount of time and energy devoted ... More


From a Theological Frame to a Secular Frame: How Historical Context Shapes Our Understanding of the Principles of Catholic Social Thought

Mary L. Hirschfeld

in The True Wealth of Nations: Catholic Social Thought and Economic Life

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199739813
eISBN:
9780199866120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199739813.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines the fundamental hypothesis of the True Wealth of Nations project—that the economic and cultural criteria identified in the tradition of Catholic social thought provide an ... More


The True Wealth of Nations: Catholic Social Thought and Economic Life

Daniel Finn (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199739813
eISBN:
9780199866120
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199739813.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Roman Catholic social thought has had much to say about economic life: about virtues and moral principles, about individuals, communities, and institutions. Catholic social thought (CST) is a complex ... More


Philosophy and Ideology in Hume's Political Thought

David Miller

Published in print:
1984
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198246589
eISBN:
9780191681028
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198246589.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book was written with three aims in mind. The first was to provide a reasonably concise account of Hume's social and political thought that might help students coming to it for the first time. ... More


What Does Catholic Social Thought Recommend for the Economy?: The Economic Common Good as a Path to True Prosperity

Albino Barrera, O.P.

in The True Wealth of Nations: Catholic Social Thought and Economic Life

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199739813
eISBN:
9780199866120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199739813.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

It is remarkable that during the long history of Catholic social thought (CST) no one seems to have attempted to list all its recommendations for how economic life should be conducted. Because the ... More


Catholic Social Thought, Civil Economy, and the Spirit of Capitalism

Stefano Zamagni

in The True Wealth of Nations: Catholic Social Thought and Economic Life

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199739813
eISBN:
9780199866120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199739813.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter is a preliminary test of the fundamental hypothesis of the True Wealth of Nations project:“The economic and cultural criteria identified in the tradition of Catholic social thought (CST) ... More


Introduction: Developing an Architecture for Relating Catholic Social Thought and Economic Life

Daniel K. Finn

in The True Wealth of Nations: Catholic Social Thought and Economic Life

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199739813
eISBN:
9780199866120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199739813.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This introductory chapter begins with a description of the “True Wealth of Nations” research project. This volume resulted from an international conference sponsored by the Institute for Advanced ... More


What Is “Sustainable Prosperity for All” in the Catholic Social Tradition?

Andrew M. Yuengert

in The True Wealth of Nations: Catholic Social Thought and Economic Life

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199739813
eISBN:
9780199866120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199739813.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter discusses the character of “sustainable prosperity for all”. Although the Catholic social tradition is reluctant to give unqualified practical advice about how to achieve prosperity, it ... More


The Unjust Contract: A Moral Evaluation

Daniel K. Finn

in The True Wealth of Nations: Catholic Social Thought and Economic Life

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199739813
eISBN:
9780199866120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199739813.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter provides a moral evaluation of unjust contracts. The moral rejection of unjust contracts is ancient. The biblical condemnation of the practice found its most basic argument in the ... More


War in Social Thought: Hobbes to the Present

Hans Joas and Wolfgang Knöbl

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691150840
eISBN:
9781400844746
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150840.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This book provides a sweeping critical history of social theories about war and peace from Thomas Hobbes to the present. It presents both a broad intellectual history and an original argument as it ... More


The Social Question and the Challenge to Economic Orthodoxy

ERIK GRIMMER-SOLEM

in The Rise of Historical Economics and Social Reform in Germany 1864-1894

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199260416
eISBN:
9780191717369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260416.003.0004
Subject:
History, Social History, Economic History

This chapter defines and traces the social question and its salient attributes for Schmoller and his colleagues by relating it to the rapid processes of social and economic change in Prussia during ... More


Just Contracts and Catholic Social Teaching: A Perspective from Anglo-American Law

Vincent D. Rougeau

in The True Wealth of Nations: Catholic Social Thought and Economic Life

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199739813
eISBN:
9780199866120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199739813.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter presents a brief legal history of contract law in the United States and identifies multiple ways in which it includes a bias toward market decisions and often excludes fundamental ... More


Truly Africa, and Wealthy!: What Africa Can Learn from Catholic Social Teaching about Sustainable Economic Prosperity

Paulinus I. Odozor, C.S.Sp

in The True Wealth of Nations: Catholic Social Thought and Economic Life

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199739813
eISBN:
9780199866120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199739813.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter attempts to show how, as the True Wealth of National project proposes, the economic and cultural criteria identified in the tradition of Catholic social thought can provide an effective ... More


The Political and Economic Impact of CST since 1891: Christian Democracy and Christian Labour Unions in Europe

Vera Negri Zamagni

in The True Wealth of Nations: Catholic Social Thought and Economic Life

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199739813
eISBN:
9780199866120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199739813.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter sketches the beginning stages of modern Catholic social thought (CST) in Europe between the 19th century and World War II. It then discusses the flourishing of Christian Democratic ... More


Combining Faith and Reason in the Modern World through Catholic Social Teaching

Vincent D. Rougeau

in Christians in the American Empire: Faith and Citizenship in the New World Order

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195188097
eISBN:
9780199852109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195188097.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter focuses on Catholic social thought. Topics discussed include brief historical background of Catholic social teaching, core themes of Catholic social teaching, and Catholicism glossed for ... More


Moving from Research to Action: Some Lessons and Directions ( from a Catholic Social Ministry Bureaucrat)

John Carr

in The True Wealth of Nations: Catholic Social Thought and Economic Life

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199739813
eISBN:
9780199866120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199739813.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter addresses a number of difficulties that must be faced in order to move from the scholarly analyses presented in the preceding chapters in the book toward concrete action in public ... More


Conclusion

Vincent D. Rougeau

in Christians in the American Empire: Faith and Citizenship in the New World Order

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195188097
eISBN:
9780199852109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195188097.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter presents some concluding thoughts from the author. It argues for a more bottom-up vision of Christianity, one that is much better suited to a respect for democratic pluralism and ... More


In Search of Human Nature: The Decline and Revival of Darwinism in American Social Thought

Carl N. Degler

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195077070
eISBN:
9780199853991
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195077070.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

Giving an historical perspective on the changes in scientific thought over the last 100 years, this book explores the study of social evolution and the ongoing search for human nature. The book ... More


Faith, Resistance, and the Future: Daniel Berrigan's Challenge to Catholic Social Thought

James L. Marsh and Anna Brown (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823239825
eISBN:
9780823239863
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239825.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The book presents Daniel Berrigan’s contributions and challenge to Catholic social thought. His contribution lies in his consistent, comprehensive, theoretical, and practical approach to issues of ... More


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