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List of Readings

St. Thomas Aquinas

  • St. Thomas Aquinas, Summa Theologiae, Blackfriars, London, 1975.

Saint Augustine of Hippo

  • Saint Augustine of Hippo. “Possessions Become Good through the Goodness of their Possessors.” In Social Thought. Vol. 20. Edited by Peter C. Phan. Wilmington, Del.: Michael Glazer, Inc., 1984.

Bastiat, Frederic

  • Bastiat, Frederic. The Law. Irvington-on-Hudson: Foundation for Economic Education, Inc., 1996 [1850]. 
  • Bastiat, Frederic. “Property and Law.” In Selected Essays on Political Economy. Toronto: D. Van Nostrand Company, Inc., 1964.

Chrysostom, Saint John

  • Saint John Chrysostom. “On the Social Function of Property,” “On the Duty of the Rich.” In Social Thought. Vol. 20. Edited by Peter C. Phan. Wilmington, Del.: Michael Glazer, Inc., 1984.

Habiger, Matthew

  • Habiger, Matthew. Papal Teaching on Private Property, 1891-1981. New York: University Press of America , 1990.

Leo XIII

  • Leo XIII. Encyclical Letter Rerum Novarum (1891).

Menger, Carl

Mises, Ludwig von

Pipes, Richard

  • Pipes, Richard. Property and Freedom. Vintage Books, 2000.

Smith, Adam

  • Smith, Adam. The Wealth of Nations. New York: E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc., 1938 [1778].

Soto, Hernando de

  • de Soto, Hernando. The Mystery of Capital. New York: Basic Books, 2000.