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ORDO SOCIALIS – International Scientific Communication for Social Ethics
The Social Question in Latin America in the Context of the Corona Pandemic
In the Corona pandemic, Latin America is one of the hardest hit regions in the world. The Latin American Bishops’ Council CELAM has now presented an expert text that places the pandemic in the context of the socio-economic, political and ecological challenges of the subcontinent.
Ten commandments for soil protection
Markus Vogt, Chairman of our Scientific Advisory Board, has written an essay on an important but often neglected topic of environmental ethics: soil protection.
Social Market Economy for the 21st century: An International Peace Project
Christopher Gohl, Nils Goldschmidt, Ulrich Hemel and Jeffrey Sachs write that the economic order of Germany, the Social Market Economy, might be best suited for securing social peace and sustainable development in the 21st century – not only in Germany but everywhere in the world.
Catholic Social Doctrine and Social Market Economy
Ursula Nothelle-Wildfeuer, Professor for Christian Social Ethics at the University of Freiburg, writes about the criticism of capitalism in the Catholic Social Teaching and the alternative of an Social Market Economy.
Globalization and disruptive technology as ethical challenges
On June 25th the former President of the European Commission José Manuel Barroso, Peter Cardinal Turkson and Nobel Prizing winning economist Professor James Heckman gathered for a digital panel discussion on “A New Humanism in Church, Politics, and Science challenged by globalization and disruptive technology”.
Social ethics in a Time of Pandemic
Dennis Gonzales from the St. Vincent School of Theology Quezon City (Metro-Manila) and Thomas Kohler from the Boston College Law School report on the COVID-19-pandemic in the Philippines and the USA.
Social Market Economy – renewing ecologically
Due to climate change an ecological renewal of the economic system is necessary. Arnd Küppers thinks that the German Social Market Economy could offer a blueprint.
Christian Leadership Ethics
Is there a specific kind of Christian leadership ethics in business? An essay by Elmar Nass and Ellen Kreuer
The different dimensions of sustainability
An article by Prof. Dr. Markus Vogt
Sustainability is a key concept in the project of ecological transformation of economy and society. A short introduction in the concept and the current main challenges.
Peacemaking in East Asia
An article by Ms. Dr. HyunJu Shim
Ms. Dr. HyunJu Shim, senior researcher at the Institute for Life and Culture at the Sogang University in Seoul (South Korea) has published an essay on Ahn Junggeun’s vision for peace and parallels with peace ethics in Catholic social teaching.