For a New Humanism of the Economy

Pages:51-79
Author:Daniele Ciravegna
Position::University of Turin, Italy
SUMMARY

The Social Doctrine of the Church (SDC) can contribute to define a "new humanism in the economy", since the economy needs ethics in order to function correctly. SDC identifies four permanent principles: the dignity of the human person, the common good, subsidiarity, and solidarity, which can be summarized in the "integral human development and the central role of the person". By convention, the... (see full summary)


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