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Aquinas and the Market

Toward a Humane Economy

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$46.50 • £37.95 • €42.00

ISBN 9780674986404

Publication Date: 11/26/2018

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288 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

2 tables

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  • Preface
  • 1. To Serve God or Mammon? The Dialogue between Theology and Economics
  • 2. The Rational Choice Model and Its Limitations
  • 3. Happiness and the Distinctively Human Exercise of Practical Reason: The Metaphysical Backdrop
  • 4. Happiness and the Distinctively Human Exercise of Practical Reason: Virtue and Prudence
  • 5. Economic Life as Ordered to Happiness
  • 6. From Liberality to Justice: Aquinas’s Teachings on Private Property
  • 7. Toward a Humane Economy: A Pragmatic Approach
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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