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

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Pub. Date: 2017-07-03
Publisher(s): Oxford University Press
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Author Biography

Daniel K. Finn is Professor of Theology and Clemens Professor of Economics at St. John's University, Collegeville, Minnesota. He is a former president of the Society of Christian Ethics, the Catholic Theological Society of America, and the Association for Social Economics. His books include Christian Economic Ethics: History and Implications.

Table of Contents


Chapter 1 Contributions of Contemporary Political Science
to an Understanding of the Common Good
Matthew Carnes, S.J.

Chapter 2 What Can Economists Contribute to the Common Good Tradition?
Andrew M. Yuengert

Chapter 3 Public Policy and the Common Good
Mary Jo Bane

Chapter 4 The Contribution of Sociology to Catholic Social Thought and
The Common Good
Douglas V. Porpora

Chapter 5 Contributions of Economic Theory to an Understanding of the
Common Good in Catholic Social Thought
Charles K. Wilber

Chapter 6 Public Service, Public Goods, and the Common Good
Argentina as a Case Study
Gerardo Sanchis Muñoz

Chapter 7 What Can Social Science Teach Catholic Social Thought
About the Common Good?
David Cloutier

Chapter 8 What Theology Should and Should Not Learn
from the Social Sciences about the Common Good
Mary L. Hirschfeld

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