Patrick Riordan SJ

Irish Jesuit honoured in Rome

January 11, 2022

Patrick Riordan SJ is awarded the 2021 edition of the Centesimus Annus Foundation’s prize for his book 'Recovering Common Goods'.

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Does Common Good mean anything?

November 7, 2018

Dr Patrick Riordan SJ is concerned about populism's common but unreflective use of the term 'the common good'

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Love, law and the 8th amendment

May 2, 2018

Irish Jesuit philosopher Dr Patrick Riordan discusses the 8th Amendment in light of his recent talk at Trinity College Dublin

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Democracy in peril

September 13, 2017

The theme of the current issue of Studies is the threats posed in recent times to democracy, even in some of the world's most staunchly democratic states

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The Church and paternalism

February 24, 2015

The Milltown Institute's spring lecture series on the reception of Vatican II over 50 years continued with 'Is the Church unjustifiably paternalistic in speaking of the common good', by Patrick...

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