By Paul Oslington

Adam Smith wrote in a Scotland the place Calvinism, Continental usual legislation conception, Stoic philosophy, and the Newtonian culture of clinical ordinary theology have been key to the highbrow lives of his contemporaries. yet what impression did those rules have on Smith’s process? What was once Smith’s knowing of nature, divine windfall, and theodicy? How was once the hot discourse of political financial system situated when it comes to ethical philosophy and theology?

In this quantity a staff of individual individuals ponder Smith’s paintings when it comes to its Scottish Enlightenment spiritual history, 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 learn so one can regulate our view of Smith and open up new strains of wondering modern economics.

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