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ERIC Number: EJ1154871
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017
Pages: 16
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1948-5891
Teaching the Catholic Intellectual Tradition in Economics
Berendt, Emil B.
Journal of Catholic Higher Education, v36 n1 p81-96 Win 2017
While much work has been done to explicitly incorporate ethics and Catholic social thought into the business curriculum, comparatively little has been done in the field of economics. This paper attempts to fill that gap by arguing that integrating Heinrich Pesch's Solidarism into the standard economics curriculum seamlessly introduces Catholic social ethics and, more broadly, the Catholic Intellectual Tradition to students. In particular, Pesch uses the language of economics in expressing Catholic social thought, which makes it fit naturally into the economics classroom. The contributions of the Catholic view of the nature of the human person to welfare economics also are explored.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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