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The person and the common good

by Jacques Maritain

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Published by University of Notre Dame Press in [Notre Dame, Ind.] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementTranslated by John J. Fitzgerald
SeriesNotre Dame Books -- NDP48
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBD431 .M343 1966
The Physical Object
Pagination108 p.
Number of Pages108
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24381458M
OCLC/WorldCa390695

Similar books and articles Gordon W. Allport’s Concept of the Human Person: On a Possible Dialogue Between Philosophy and Psychology. Omi Jastrzebski - - The Pluralist 6 (1)Categories: Value Theory, Miscellaneous, . Common good, that which benefits society as a whole, in contrast to the private good of individuals and sections of society. From the era of the ancient Greek city-states through contemporary political philosophy, the idea of the common good has pointed toward the possibility that certain goods.

Buy Person and the Common Good (Paperback) 66 edition () by NA for up to 90% off at Edition: The Common Good book. Read 19 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. How adroitly he cuts through the crap and really says something, 4/5.

JMC: The Person and the Common Good / by Jacques Maritain I. Introductory AMONG the truths of which contemporary thought stands in particular need and from which it could draw substantial profit is the doctrine of the distinction between individuality and personality.   The enemies of the common good are countless, from latter-day slumlords to deregulated megabanks and untrammeled hedge funds, all of which disregard the rules society has evolved to keep transactions fair, “tacit rules that can be exploited by people who view them as opportunities for selfish gain rather than as social constraints.”Author: Robert B. Reich.


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The person and the common good by Jacques Maritain Download PDF EPUB FB2

They imply one another. The common good is common because it is received in persons, each one of whom is as a mirror of the whole.

Among the bees, there is a public good, namely, the good functioning of the hive, but not a common good, that is, a good received and communicated/5. I actually found the book is a fairly substantial meditation, inspired by -- and written in tribute to -- Jacques Maritain, on the 40th anniversary of Maritain's classic "The Person and the Common Good."Cited by: The Person and the Common Good, originally published inpresents Jacques Maritain's clearest and most sustained treatment of the person.

He asks whether the person is simply the self and nothing more. After more than half a century, Maritain's question still has great validity, given the current inordinate preoccupation with individualism/5(70). The Person and the Common Good Such is St. Thomas' doctrine on this crucial problem of action and contemplation— a problem at the very heart of social philosophy, a problem the solution of which is.

Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats Summary: Presenting with moving insight the relations between man, as a person and as an individual, and the society of which he is a part, Maritain's treatment of a lasting topic speaks to this generation as well as those to come.

Conscience and the Common Good is an excellent, engaging discussion of how to understand freedom of conscience and of how to protect it in a contemporary democracy, such as the United States, whose citizens disagree deeply among themselves about such morally fraught matters as abortion and same-sex marriage.

Robert Vischer's book is must reading for citizens and scholars interested in freedom of Cited by: The Person and the Common Good by Jacques Maritain Translated by John J. Fitzgerald New York Charles Scribner's sons Much of this book is an attack on President Donald Trump, citing him as a central example of how the common good has been sacrificed in favor of selfish gain at the expense of civility and integrity.

These portions will delight the President's detractors, while causing his supporters to write off the rest of the book as partisan by: 7. The books talks about the idea that politicians, institutions in power, and citizens have a moral obligation to uphold the “common good” of American people despite of individualistic differences in gender, race, religion, politics, power, and economic status/5.

The Person and the Common Good* By Jacques Maritain Among the truths of which contemporary thought stands in partic- ular need and from which it could draw substantial profiit, is the doctrine of the distinction between individuality and personality.

The essential importance of this distinction is revealed in the principles of St. Thomas. The person and the common good. [Jacques Maritain] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library.

Create # Notre Dame Books, NDP\/span> \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0 schema. The person and the common good. [Jacques Maritain; John J Fitzgerald] -- Development of two lectures: the Deneke lecture given at Oxford in and one given in.

The common good is common because it is received in persons, each one of whom is as a mirror of the whole. Chp IV; Only on condition that it is according to justice and moral goodness is the common good what it is, namely, the good of a people and a city, rather than of a Author: Gary Duran.

On the other hand, the common good, if correctly understood, can never disregard persons. Maritain’s understanding of the “common good” is the key to the book. What does “common good” mean. First, it must be truly common; the common good is not the sum of individual goods.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Maritain, Jacques, Person and the common good. [Notre Dame, Ind.], University of Notre Dame Press [, ©]. The Person and the Common Good - Ebook written by Jacques Maritain. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices.

Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or 5/5(2). Well, Jacques Maritain, who was one of the primary authors of the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights, in his book The Person and the Common Good (trans.

John J. Fitzgerald. University of Notre Dame Press: Indiana. ) discussed many reasons why the individual person should have a significant interest in the “common good.”. The Person and the Common Good, originally published inpresents Jacques Maritain's clearest and most sustained treatment of the person.

He asks whether the person is /5(4). About this Item: University of Notre Dame Press, United States, Paperback. Condition: New. New impression. Language: English. Brand new Book. Presenting with moving insight the relations between man, as a person and as an individual, and the society of which he is a part, Maritain's treatment of a lasting topic speaks to this generation as well as those to come.

Robert B. Reich’s new book, “The Common Good,” is a welcome response to this challenge. One of the most prominent voices among progressives, Reich. The Person and the Common Good, originally published inpresents Jacques Maritain's clearest and most sustained treatment of the person.

He asks whether the person is /5(5).Person and the Common Good by Jacques Maritain and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Its direct ordination to God transcends every created common good--both the common good of the political society and the intrinsic common good of the universe.

A vital aspect of this though is that the person does partake of those created common goods: For the person requires membership in a society in virtue both of its dignity and its needs.5/5.