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Markets, morals & religion

Markets, morals & religion

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Published by Transaction Publishers in New Brunswick .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Capitalism -- Moral and ethical aspects -- Congresses,
  • Free enterprise -- Moral and ethical aspects -- Congresses,
  • Economics -- Moral and ethical aspects,
  • Capitalism -- Religious aspects -- Congresses,
  • Free enterprise -- Religious aspects -- Congresses,
  • Economics -- Religious aspects -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesMarkets, morals and religion
    StatementJonathan B. Imber, editor ; with a preface by Peter L. Berger
    GenreCongresses
    ContributionsImber, Jonathan B., 1952-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHB501 .M33126 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination249 p. ;
    Number of Pages249
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17243839M
    ISBN 101412806666
    ISBN 109781412806664
    LC Control Number2007031524

    Ultimately everything belongs to God. Keynesians looked to morals & religion book state for a regulatory framework to keep markets open, but falling back on the state is a tacit acknowledgement that other, older constraints on overweening power are being ignored. But, as my old mentor Professor Ronald Preston, who studied economics under R H Tawney and theology morals & religion book Reinhold Niebuhr, used to point out, in economics the opposite of competition is not co-operation but monopoly. The idea that human happiness can be exhaustively accounted for in terms of things we can buy, exchange, and replace is one of the great corrosive acids that eat away the foundations on which society rests; and by the time we have discovered this, it is already too late. Despite their claims to be innovative, these banking practices, Hefner concludes, have not been able to stem the tide of the enormous impact of Western markets on the global economy. He then took him to a mirror and asked, What do you see?

    Reading Whelan's summary of Buddhist economics along side Robert Hefner's account of Markets economics, adds to our understanding of the ways in which religious contributions to economic thinking evolve under conditions of globalization. The link between moral aims and an economic understanding of their pursuit is finely illustrated by this case of animal welfare. Abstract Markets we pay children to read books or to get good grades? Why should there be such an interest in freshly translating these canonical giants of sociological theory, whose works were influential in their own societies during the first decades of the twentieth century? As the benefactor is not expected to earn a return from his good deeds, and because the beneficiaries are supposed to be known to the benefactors, these acts of kindness can probably be found in small homogenous communities that tend share a similar ethnic or religious background or worldview. Drawing upon a vast amount of fascinating empirical examples…Sandel explains why markets and market reasoning should not govern the distribution and allocation of all our social goods.

    The loss of that wider moral tradition has allowed morals & religion book financial sector to forget what a good marketplace looks like, to abandon competition for cartels, to acquiesce in the disenfranchisement of morals & religion book poor and to lead us all to the precipice. My scepticism began when I was a young priest. The next two chapters, by David George and Tyler Cowen, supply ample illustrations of the economist's approach to thinking about such problems as distributive justice and social welfare more generally. But of course what was at the heart of the Sabbath was and is the idea that there are important truths about the human condition that cannot be accounted for in terms of work or economics.


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