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Economics as a moral science

Author: Peter Rona
Publisher: New York, NY : Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

The book employs the personalist approach that sees human persons - endowed with free will and conscience - as the basic agents of economic life and defines human flourishing as the final end of  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Konferenzschrift
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Rona
ISBN: 9783319532905 3319532901
OCLC Number: 989961552
Description: pages cm.
Contents: Preface.- Acknowledgement.- Part 1 Introduction.- 1 Is Economics a Moral Science?; Peter Rona.- 2 Issues and Themes in Moral Economics; Laszlo Zsolnai.- Part 2 The Moral Foundations of Economics.- 3 Economics as if Ethics Mattered; Stefano Zamagni.- 4 Teleological Reasoning in Economics; Luk Bouckaert.- 5 Economic Rationality versus Human Reason; Laszlo Zsolnai.- 6 Rediscovering Personalism for Economics; Hendrik Opdebeeck.- 7 Happiness and Human Flourishing; Knut J. Ims.- 8 Understanding Financial Crises: The Contribution of the Philosophy of Money; Toon Vandevelde.- 9 Economics and Vulnerability: Relationships, Incentives, Meritocracy; Luigino Bruni.- Part 3 Companies and Their Management.- 10 Ethics, Economics and the Corporation; Peter Rona.- 11 Are Business Ethics Relevant?; David W. Miller and Michael J. Thate.- 12 Economy of Mutuality; Kevin Jackson.- 13Economic Wisdom for Managerial Decision-Making; Mike Thompson.- Part 4 Economic Policy and Economic Development.- 14Catholic Social Thought and Amartya Sen on Justice; Johan Verstraeten.- <15 The Theological Virtue of Charity in the Economy: Reflections on "Caritas in veritate"; Helen Alford.- 16 The Ethics of Development in the Age of Globalization; Zsolt Boda.- 17 Transdisciplinarity, Governance and the Common Good; Francois Lepineux and Jean-Jacques Rose.- Part 5 Conclusions.- 18 Agenda for Future Research and Action; Peter Rona and Laszlo Zsolnai.- About the Contributors.- Index.
Responsibility: Peter Rona.


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