Private Property

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
Menger, Carl. Principles of Economics.Grove City, Penn.: Libertarian Press, Inc., 1994.

Mises, Ludwig von
Mises, Ludwig von. “Liberty and Property.” Commercial and Financial Chronicle, 1958.

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.