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Religion And The Rise Of Capitalism [Paperback-2022]
Benjamin M. Friedman
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Category:BusinessEconomicsEconomics-Eco
Publisher: Vintage | ISBN: 9780593311097 | Pages: 560

From one of the nation s preeminent experts on economic policy, a major reassessment of the foundations of modern economic thinking that explores the profound influence of a previously unrecognized force—religion. "An original and brilliant new perspective on the terrifying divisions of our own times. book could be more important.” —George A. Akerlof, Nobel laureate in economics Critics of contemporary economics complain that the commitment to free markets is a form of religion. As it turns out, there is something to this claim—but in a deeper, more historically grounded sense. Contrary to the conventional view of economics as an entirely secular product of the Enlightenment, Benjamin M. Friedman demonstrates that religion has exerted a powerful influence from the outset. Beginning in the eighteenth century, hotly contended lines of religious thought within the English-speaking Protestant world decisively shaped what we now call economics. Friedman immerses us in the era s debates about God-given human character, the afterlife, and the purpose of our existence. These deep religious influences also go far in explaining the puzzling behavior of those today whose views seem sharply at odds with what would be to their own economic benefit. As one of the nation’s preeminent thinkers on economic policy, Friedman provides fascinating insights into our current debates by exploring the little-recognized force of religion.

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BENJAMIN M. FRIEDMAN is the William Joseph Maier Professor of Political Economy and formerly chairman of the Department of Economics at Harvard University, where he has now taught for nearly half a century. Mr. Friedman s two previous general interest books are Day of Reckoning: The Consequences of American Economic Policy Under Reagan and After and The Moral Consequences of Economic Growth. He has also written extensively on issues of economic policy for both economists and economic policy makers, and he is a frequent contributor to national publications, especially The New York Review of Books. He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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