Reimagining the Common Good


What is the Meaning Behind These Categories?

These categories are intended to orient you to the substance of the article and to communicate our framework for understanding the endowments that constitute civic life. This “human ecology” model is at the core of the Thriving Cities Project, a research initiative of the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture.

The Sustainable

A Burnt-Out Case

St. Thomas Aquinas: “patron saint of burnout”?

By Jonathan Malesic | Vol. 111

The True

America Must Divorce Dignity From Work

Responding to Spross’ job guarantee proposal, Jonathan Malesic argues that “America would be better off if we divorced dignity from work altogether.”

By Jonathan Malesic | Vol. 89

The Prosperous

Labor in Today’s Vineyard

Malesic argues that the dignity of work is derived from the dignity of human beings, not the other way around.

By Jonathan Malesic | Vol. 62

The Prosperous

Reconsidering Booker T. Washington in an Age of Amazon

What would Booker T. Washington have to say about our often all-encompassing culture of work?

By Jonathan Malesic | Vol. 34

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