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Ken Grasso, PhDKen Grasso, PhD

Professor of Political Science, Southwest Texas State University

Dr. Kenneth L. Grasso is professor of political science at Texas State University.  He has written extensively on Catholic social thought, the liberal tradition, and democratic theory.   He has edited several books including Catholicism, Liberalism and Communitarianism (Rowman & Littlefield, 1995), Catholicism and Religious Freedom:  Contemporary Reflections on Vatican II's Declaration on Religious Liberty (Sheed & Ward, 2006), and Rethinking Rights:  Historical, Political, and Philosophical Perspectives (University of Missouri Press, 2009).   He is the Second Vice-President of the Society of Catholic Social Scientists.

Areas of Specialization

Catholic social tradition; economics; theology of economics; communitarianism

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Books by Ken Grasso

  • Community and Tradition Community and Tradition

    Rowman & Littlefield
    ISBN #0847686612

  • Rethinking Rights: Historical, Political, and Philosophical Perspectives Rethinking Rights: Historical, Political, and Philosophical Perspectives

    University of Missouri Press
    ISBN #0826218318

  • Theology and Public Philosophy: Four Conversations Theology and Public Philosophy: Four Conversations

    Lexington Books
    ISBN #0739166646

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