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Gottes-Bilder und ökonomische Theorie: Naturtheologie und Moralität bei Adam Smith

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Viele neoliberale Kommentaren (zum Begriff vgl. Walpen 2004, S. 62ff.) und die meisten Lehrbücher der Mikroökonomie preisen Adam Smith als den theoretischen Begründer der Marktwirtschaft bzw. des Kapitalismus und stellen ihr eigenes Denken in eine kontinuierliche Tradition mit ihm. Im Gegensatz dazu muss Smith, das ist mein Ausgangspunkt, im Kontext seiner Zeit und ihrer philosophischen und moraltheoretischen Hintergründe betrachtet werden, - sie widersprechen gängigen neoliberalen und neoklassischen Denkmustern. Ein schlagendes Beispiel ist die Naturtheologie bei Smith, sie wird in diesem Paper nicht als vernachlässigbarer Nebenaspekt, sondern als systematisches Element im Denkgebäude von Adam Smith verstanden.

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  • Walter O. Ötsch, 2006. "Gottes-Bilder und ökonomische Theorie: Naturtheologie und Moralität bei Adam Smith," Economics working papers 2006-15, Department of Economics, Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria.
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    1. Lisa Hill, 2001. "The hidden theology of Adam Smith," The European Journal of the History of Economic Thought, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 8(1), pages 1-29.
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