Thomistic social theory

Catholic Social Teaching links at Spring Hill College

Barrera, Albino F., O.P, Modern Catholic Social Documents and Political Economy, Georgetown UP, 2001.

Chartier, Gary, Economic Justice and Natural Law, Cambridge UP, 2009.

Compagnoni, Francesco, & Helen Alford (eds.), Preaching Justice, Contributions to Social Ethics in the Twentieth Century, Dominican Publications, Dominican Publications, 2007.

Corrin, Jay P., Catholic Intellectuals and the Challenge of Democracy, University of Notre Dame Press, 2002.

Cortright, S.A., ed., Labor, Solidarity and the Common Good, Carolina Academic Press, 2000.

Curran, Charles E., Catholic Social Teaching 1891-Present: A Historical, Theological, and Ethical Analysis, Georgetown UP, 2002.

DeCrane, Susanne M., Aquinas, Feminism, and the Common Good, Georgetown UP, 2004,

Dwyer, Judith A., ed., The New Dictionary of Catholic Social Thought, Liturgical Press, 1994.

Eschmann, I. Th., O.P., "Studies on the Notion of Society in St. Thomas Aquinas I: St. Thomas and the Decretal of Innocent IV, Romana Ecclesia: Ceterum", Mediaeval Studies 8, 1-42, 1946, & "Studies on the Notion of Society in St. Thomas Aquinas II: Thomistic Social Philosophy and the Theology of Original Sin", Mediaeval Studies 9, 19-55, 1947 (both reprinted in John Dunn & Ian Harris edd., Aquinas vol. 1, Edward Elgar, 1997).

Giammanco, Rosanna Mulazzi, The Catholic-Communist Dialogue in Italy: 1944 to the Present, Praeger, 1989.

Gilby, Thomas, O.P., Between Community and Society: A Philosophy and Theology of the State, Longmans, Green, 1953.

Gilby, Thomas, O.P., Principality and Polity: Aquinas and the Rise of State Theory in the West, Longmans, Green, 1958.

Gilson, Etienne, The Church Speaks to the Modern World: The Social Teachings of Leo XIII, Image Books, 1954.

Grasso, Kenneth L., Gerard V. Brady & Robert P. Hunt eds., Catholicism, Liberalism and Communitarianism: The Catholic Intellectual Tradition and the Moral Foundations of Democracy, Rowman & Littlefield, 1995.

Gregg, Samuel, Challenging the Modern World: Karol Wojtyla / John Paul II and the Development of Catholic Social Teaching, Lexington Books, 1999.

Himes, Kenneth R. Himes, Lisa Sowle Cahill, Charles E. Curran, David Hollenbach & Thomas A. Shannon eds., Modern Catholic Social Teaching: Commentaries And Interpretations, Georgetown UP, 2005.

Jarrett, Bede, O.P., Mediaeval Socialism, T.C. & E.C. Jack, 1914 (republished by Dodo Press, 2007).

Jarrett, Bede, O.P., Social Theories of the Middle Ages 1200-1500, Ernest Benn, 1926.

McCarthy, George E., & Royal W. Rhodes, Eclipse of Justice: Ethics, Economics, and the Lost Traditions of American Catholicism, Wipf & Stock Publishers, 2009 (reprint of 1992 edn.).

Murphy, James B., "Nature, Custom and Reason as the Explanatory and Practical Principles of Aristotelian Political Science", The Review of Politics 64: 469-95, 2002.

Murphy, James B., "The Quest for a Balanced Appraisal of Work in Catholic Social Thought", in S.A. Cortright ed., Labor, Solidarity and the Common Good, Carolina Academic Press, 2000.

Murray, John Courtney, "Leo XIII: Two Concepts of Government" & "Leo XIII: Two Concepts of Government II, Government and the Order of Culture", Theological Studies 14, 551-67, & 15, 1-33, 1953 & 1954).

Nitti, Francesco S. (trans. Mary MacKintosh), Catholic Socialism, George Allen, 1911.

Parel, Anthony, "Aquinas' Theory of Property", in Anthony Parel & Thomas Flanagan eds., Theories of Property: Aristotle to the Present, Wilfrid Laurier UP, 1979 (reprinted in John Dunn & Ian Harris edd., Aquinas vol. 2, Edward Elgar, 1997).

Riordan, Patrick, S.J., A Grammar of The Common Good: How to Make Sense of Globalization, Continuum, 2008.

Rommen, Heinrich A., The State in Catholic Thought, B. Herder, 1945. 

Rousseau, Richard W., S.J., ed., Human Dignity and the Common Good: The Great Papal Social Encyclicals from Leo XIII to John Paul II, Greenwood, 2001.

Sargent, Mark A., "Utility, the Good and Civic Happiness: A Catholic Critique of Law and Economics", Journal of Catholic Legal Studies 44:1, 35-55, 2005.

Schuck, Michael, That They Be One: The Social Teachings of the Papal Encyclicals, Georgetown UP, 1991.

Schall, Thomas V., At the Limits of Political Philosophy: From the ‘Brilliant Errors’ to the Things of Uncommon Importance, Catholic University of America Press, 1998.

Schiltz, Elizabeth R., "West, MacIntyre, and Wojtyła: Pope John Paul II’s Contribution to the Development of a Dependency-Based Theory of Justice", Journal of Catholic Legal Studies 45:2, 369-414, 2007.

Sedgwick, Peter H., The Market Economy and Christian Ethics, Cambridge UP, 1999.

Schall, James V., Roman Catholic Political Philosophy, Lexington Books, 2004.

Simon, Yves R., Work, Society, and Culture, ed. Vukan Kuic, Fordham UP, 1971.

Stiltner, Brian, Religion and the Common Good: Catholic Contributions to Building Community in a Liberal Society, Rowman & Littlefield, 1999.

Tropman, John E., The Catholic Ethic and the Spirit of Community, Georgetown UP, 2002. 

Wallace, Lillian Parker, Leo XIII and the Rise of Socialism, Duke University Press, 1961.