Personalist Economics: Reconstructing Economics on Different Philosophical Premises

  • Edward J. O’Boyle


Personalist economics is at once something old and something new. It is something old in the sense that it is the most recent and, we hope, the most advanced thinking about economic affairs from the perspective of Catholic social thought in its more than 100-year history of development. Personalist economics is something new in the sense that little or nothing has been published on this subject, either as a book or in the periodical literature.1


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Edward J. O’Boyle
    • 1
  1. 1.Louisiana Tech UniversityUSA

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