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Natural Law: The Foundation of an Orderly Economic System Alberto M. Piedra

Natural Law: The Foundation of an Orderly Economic System

Alberto M. Piedra

Published November 15th 2004
ISBN : 9780739109496
Paperback
224 pages
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Author Alberto M. Piedra lucidly illustrates the notion of natural law through the examination of economic, social, political, and cultural issues. In this work Piedra draws on classical and Christian sources as well as his personal experience asMoreAuthor Alberto M. Piedra lucidly illustrates the notion of natural law through the examination of economic, social, political, and cultural issues. In this work Piedra draws on classical and Christian sources as well as his personal experience as an economist, diplomat, and lecturer on world politics to address philosophical views in a constructive and morally guided exegesis of natural law and economics. This innovative book shows the value of appeals to a governing, natural law and attendant principles such as the common good, subsidiarity, hierarchy, spiritual welfare, the reciprocity of freedom and authority, and the cultivation of personal moral and intellectual virtue. Natural Law will appeal to scholars, professionals, and others interested in the cultivation of personal moral and intellectual virtue.