By Paul Oslington
Adam Smith wrote in a Scotland the place Calvinism, Continental typical legislation conception, Stoic philosophy, and the Newtonian culture of medical average theology have been key to the highbrow lives of his contemporaries. yet what influence did those rules have on Smith’s procedure? What was once Smith’s knowing of nature, divine windfall, and theodicy? How was once the hot discourse of political economic system situated relating to ethical philosophy and theology?
In this quantity a workforce of special members contemplate Smith’s paintings relating to its Scottish Enlightenment non secular heritage, and supply 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 research on the way to modify our view of Smith and open up new traces of puzzling over modern economics.
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Adam Smith as Theologian (Routledge Studies in Religion) by Paul Oslington