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  1. Mark Sargent, Utility, the Good and Civic Happiness: A Catholic Critique of Law and Economics.
    This paper contrasts the value maximization norm of welfare economics that is central to law and economics in its prescriptive mode to the Aristotelian/Aquinian principles of Catholic social thought. The reluctance (or inability) of welfare economics and law and economics to make judgments about about utilities (or preferences) differs profoundly from the Catholic tradition (rooted in Aristotle as well as religious faith) of contemplation of the nature of the good. This paper also critiques the interesting argument by Stephen Bainbridge that (...)
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  2. Mark Sargent (2009). Answering the Bayesian Challenge. Erkenntnis 70 (2):237 - 252.
    This essay answers the “Bayesian Challenge,” which is an argument offered by Bayesians that concludes that belief is not relevant to rational action. Patrick Maher and Mark Kaplan argued that this is so because there is no satisfactory way of making sense of how it would matter. The two ways considered so far, acting as if a belief is true and acting as if a belief has a probability over a threshold, do not work. Contrary to Maher and Kaplan, Keith (...)
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  3. Mark A. Sargent (2007). Introduction to the Symposium. Journal of Catholic Social Thought 4 (1):1-2.
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  4. Mark A. Sargent (2004). Competing Visions of the Corporation in Catholic Social Thought. Journal of Catholic Social Thought 1 (2):561-593.
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  5. Mark A. Sargent (2004). What's Law Got to Do with It? Journal of Catholic Social Thought 1 (2):201-202.
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