By Paul Oslington
Adam Smith wrote in a Scotland the place Calvinism, Continental typical legislations concept, Stoic philosophy, and the Newtonian culture of clinical typical theology have been key to the highbrow lives of his contemporaries. yet what influence did those rules have on Smith’s process? What used to be Smith’s realizing of nature, divine windfall, and theodicy? How used to be the recent discourse of political financial system situated when it comes to ethical philosophy and theology?
In this quantity a staff of exceptional participants think of Smith’s paintings relating to its Scottish Enlightenment non secular history, and provide stimulating theological interpretations of his account of fallible human nature, his providential account of markets, and his invisible hand metaphor. Adam Smith as Theologian it's a pioneering examine as a way to regulate our view of Smith and open up new traces of brooding about modern economics.
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