By Paul Oslington
Adam Smith wrote in a Scotland the place Calvinism, Continental common legislations thought, Stoic philosophy, and the Newtonian culture of medical traditional theology have been key to the highbrow lives of his contemporaries. yet what influence did those rules have on Smith’s procedure? What used to be Smith’s realizing of nature, divine windfall, and theodicy? How was once the hot discourse of political economic climate located relating to ethical philosophy and theology?
In this quantity a crew of exclusive members reflect on Smith’s paintings on the subject of its Scottish Enlightenment spiritual historical past, 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 in order to regulate our view of Smith and open up new traces of pondering modern economics.
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Adam Smith as Theologian (Routledge Studies in Religion) by Paul Oslington