This short article is a general overview of the Catholic social teaching and the Catholic Church. Catholic social teaching is a body of doctrine developed from the Catholic Church. Matters of focus include poverty and wealth, equality or economics, social organisations and the state. As you can see these topics are subject to wide debate … Continue reading Money & Justice – Why are Christians Interested in Markets?
This short article is a general overview of the what economics is and its functioning in light of recent significant events, in particular the Great Recession and its lasting impact. Economics can be the study of drama – human action! Well, a social science that studies the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services. A great place … Continue reading Money & Justice – What is as Economics?
The earliest theory of philosophy is Plato’s Allegory of the Cave, Source: (Gendler, 2015). Plato, a famous philosopher, explains in his allegory of the cave what he thinks life is like, where the prisoners are forced to watch shadows on the wall for the majority of their lifetime. Only to emerge to a world very … Continue reading TedEd – Plato’s Allegory of the Cave – Alex Gendler
Most people recognize his name and know that he is famous for having said something, but considering the long-lasting impact his teachings have had on the world, very few people know who Confucius really was, what he really said… and why. Bryan W. Van Norden reveals the man behind the mystery. (Amy Adkins) Who was … Continue reading TedEd – Who Was Confucius? – Bryan W. Van Norden
Jason Brennan discusses the intersection of political philosophy and political economy, this series of videos explains some of the main issues from property rights to market failure. See the playlist here, Source: (Brennan, 2016). Such topics discused include, What Makes Institutions Just or Unjust?, Liberty: Who Needs It?, What Are Rights?, Why Property Rights?, Rawls’s … Continue reading Jason Brennan – Political Philosophy
Extensive collection of free audio books read by volunteers; the goal is to record every book in the public domain. Listen to Montessori audio The Montessori Method book from LibriVox. In the early 1900’s Dr. Maria Montessori began to reform educational methods with her work the ‘Case dei Bambini’ in Rome, Italy. Montessori began her work … Continue reading Libri Vox Recording – Maria Montessori – The Montessori Method
Dr Thomas E. Woods series on the Catholic Church as the Builder of Civilization. Complimentary to the series Thomas E. Woods book “The Church and the Market” examines the Catholic Church’s social teaching to sound economic and ethical understanding of social and political theory. Debunking socialism in religious circles through free market capitalism and moral teachings of the … Continue reading Dr Thomas E. Woods – Catholic Church Builder of Civilization