Category Archives: Notes

Noonan Notes II

Noonan continues his treatment of Aquinas in the argument from the ST, De Malo, etc. He makes the curious statement that Aquinas has abandoned the argument based on the mutuum of his youth. This is indicative of Noonan’s approach. For … Continue reading

Posted in Notes, Usury | Leave a comment

Property Notes

Property is first and foremost political and public. There is nothing in external objects that orders then as such to a particular person and around this revolves the problem of private property and the common destination of all goods. As … Continue reading

Posted in Economics, Notes, Political Philosophy | Leave a comment

Economic Notes

Given an insurance premium and a clever person with public data, you could determine the margin over the risk premium of the insurance. This would require understanding the relevant risk statistics, benefit payments, and asset returns. One could make reasonable … Continue reading

Posted in Economics, Notes | Leave a comment

Notes on a Theology of Sexuality

Male sexuality is a going forth to bear fruit, whereas female sexuality is a bringing forth of fruit. In the Garden, woman was taken from the side of man. Something went forth and brought into being woman. In the Garden, … Continue reading

Posted in Notes, Theology | Tagged , , | Leave a comment