Carmine Gorga

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Carmine Gorga
Born (1935-12-08) December 8, 1935 (age 87)
NationalityItalian, American
Academic career
School or
Aristotelian/Aquinian economics
Alma materUniversity of Naples
InfluencesJ. M. Keynes, Franco Modigliani, Joseph Kaipayil

Carmine Gorga (born December 8, 1935) is an Italian political scientist naturalized American working as President of The Somist Institute.[1]

Life and career[edit]

Born in Roccadaspide (Salerno), during the great depression in Southern Italy.[citation needed] He was born on December 8, 1935.[citation needed] Came to the United States in 1965.[citation needed] Gorga left Italy to continue his study of The Political Thought of Louis D. Brandeis,[2] the subject of his PhD dissertation at the University of Naples[3] in 1959. This work earned him a Council of Europe Scholarship[4] that led him to the Bologna Center of the Johns Hopkins’ School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) in 1961 and the following year, thanks to a Fulbright Scholarship, to the Johns Hopkins’ SAIS in Washington, DC, where he received an MA in International Relations. Among other positions, he is currently the president of The Somist Institute.[5] He married Joan R. Mohr in 1969; they have one son, Jonathan. He is a Third Order Carmelite.

Education and scholarship[edit]

Gorga received many scholarships in addition to the Council of Europe Scholarship and scholarship from Johns Hopkins which brought him to America for study.[6] Carmine Gorga earned his Ph.D. in Political Science at the University of Naples, Italy in 1959 and earned a diploma in International Relations, Bologna Center of the Johns Hopkins University in 1961. He also earned an MA in International Relations from Johns Hopkins' School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) in Washington, D.C., 1962.[7]

Gorga's scholarly papers and 2002 book, "The Economic Process: An Instantaneous Non-Newtonian Picture," challenged the linear world of economics by introducing concepts of relational analysis and interdisciplinary collaboration which he calls Concordian Economics.


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  1. ^ "Home".
  2. ^ Gorga undertook this study at the suggestion of Professor Vittorio de Caprariis.
  3. ^ The University of Naples is the university of Thomas Aquinas, Giambattista Vico, and Benedetto Croce
  4. ^ The awarding committee was composed of Professors Aldo Garosci, Giorgio Spini, and Ambassador Alberto Tarchiani.
  5. ^ Gorga, Carmine. "About Me." Web log post. Blogger. N.p., July 2011. Web.
  6. ^ "Carmine Gorga Profile - The International Alumni Association". Retrieved 2019-07-03.
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  8. ^ "Carmine Gorga". Amazon.
  9. ^ Carmine Gorga (2010). The Economic Process: An Instantaneous Non-Newtonian Picture. Rowman & Littlefield. ISBN 978-0-7618-4953-7.
  10. ^ "Carmine Gorga". Amazon.
  11. ^ "Carmine Gorga". Amazon.

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