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Post Tagged 'journal of markets and morality'

New issue of the Journal of Markets & Morality explores ‘a world of change’

The newest issue of the Journal of Markets & Morality (Volume 24, Number 1) has been released in print and online at our website. In my editorial for the issue, I offer a preview of its contents: To use popular terminology, through reflecting on the “known unknown”—the hour of our deaths, the return of Jesus Christ—we fortify ourselves for the “unknown unknowns” of our ever-changing world. Continue Reading...

Do economists agree?

Listen to politicians or cable news, and you will get the impression that economics is merely a thin veil for partisanship, the greatest mercenary discipline for justifying any policy. You can seemingly find at least one economist to agree with you; liberal economists favor liberal policies, while conservative economists favor conservative policies. Continue Reading...

New issue of the Journal of Markets & Morality (Vol. 22, No. 2)

The newest issue of the Journal of Markets & Morality is now live on our website here and in the mail to subscribers. This issue includes an excellent lineup of scholarly articles ranging from Christian education, to private property in the early Church, to sixteenth-century political philosophy, to environmentalism, to the crisis of the public square. Continue Reading...

Charlie Menditéguy: Golf and virtue

Now that I am full-time at the Acton Institute (I had been associated since the beginning, but on the governing board) I am trying to read most of its output. Not an easy task giving the numerous books, articles, academic papers and blog posts it publishes each year. Continue Reading...

The Various Challenges of the Higher Education Bubble

The latest topic of The City podcast is the higher education bubble, featuring Cate MacDonald, Dr. John Mark Reynolds, and Dr. Holly Ordway. Reynolds makes the point that bubbles can arise when things are overvalued, but that it is important to determine whether that thing is relatively overvalued or absolutely overvalued. Continue Reading...

Integral Human Development

The Journal of Markets & Morality is planning a theme issue for the Spring of 2013: “Integral Human Development,” i.e. the synthesis of human freedom and responsibility necessary for the material and spiritual enrichment of human life. Continue Reading...