Economics in Spirit and Truth

Finance is the processual movement of the economy in its becoming and the
performative result of the economy's own activities. Finance has the economy as
its presupposition and is simultaneously the truth of the economy and, as such,
the ...

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Author: N. Wariboko

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9781137475503

Category: Philosophy

Page: 225

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Wariboko offers a critical-philosophical perspective on the logics and dynamics of finance capital in the twenty-first century in order to craft a model of the care of the soul that will enable citizens to not only better negotiate their economic existences and moral evaluations within it, but also resist its negative impact on social life.

The Split Economy

Nimi Wariboko instead argues that the core ethical problem of capitalism lies in the split nature of the modern economy, an economy divided against itself.

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Author: Nimi Wariboko

Publisher: SUNY Press

ISBN: 9781438480602

Category: Religion

Page: 192

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Draws on philosophy, economics, theology, and psychoanalytic theory to reveal a fundamental dynamic of capitalism. Starting with Marx and Freud, scholars have attempted to identify the primary ethical challenge of capitalism. They have named injustice, inequality, repression, exploitative empires, and capitalism’s psychic hold over all of us, among other ills. Nimi Wariboko instead argues that the core ethical problem of capitalism lies in the split nature of the modern economy, an economy divided against itself. Production is set against finance, consumption against saving, and the future against the present. As the rich enjoy their lifestyle, their fellow citizens live in servitude. The economy mimics the structure of our human subjectivity as Saint Paul theorizes in Romans 7: the law constitutes the subject as split, traversed by negativity. The economy is split, shot through with a fundamental antagonism. This fundamental negativity at the core of the economy disturbs its stability and identity, generating its destructive drive. The Split Economy develops a robust theoretical framework at the intersection of continental philosophy, psychoanalytic theory, theology, and political economy to reveal a fundamental dynamic at the heart of capitalism. Nimi Wariboko is Walter G. Muelder Professor of Social Ethics at Boston University. His many books include The Split God: Pentecostalism and Critical Theory, also published by SUNY Press; Economics in Spirit and Truth: A Moral Philosophy of Finance; and God and Money: A Theology of Money in a Globalizing World.

Gandhian Holistic Economics

dimension of the spirit by breaking the shell of the limited self . Gandhiji ,
therefore , held that the purpose of man's life is truth realisation , to know the
nature of his true self and grow into the realm of the truth , the wholeness , the
spirit . from ...

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Author: Shashi Prabha Sharma

Publisher: Concept Publishing Company

ISBN: 8170224462

Category: Economic development

Page: 160

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Essays on Economics and Economists

One quotation will give the flavour of this work: There are but two earthly standing
grounds of Christianity; one is the firm rock of restful Puritanism—worship of God
in only spirit and truth; the other is the flowery but marshy meadow of stayless ...

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Author: R. H. Coase

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

ISBN: 9780226051345

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 232

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Reflections on two centuries of economic history from a Nobel Prize winner in the field: “An accessible collection by a renowned economist.”—Library Journal How do economists decide what questions to address and how to choose their theories? How do they tackle the problems of the economic system and give advice on public policy? With these broad questions, Nobel laureate R. H. Coase, widely recognized for his seminal work on transaction costs, reflects on some of the most fundamental concerns of economists over the past two centuries. In fifteen essays, Coase evaluates the contributions of a number of outstanding figures, including Adam Smith, Alfred Marshall, Arnold Plant, Duncan Black, and George Stigler, as well as economists at the London School of Economics in the 1930s. “Are you looking for a book by an economist who can really write and has insight after insight on free markets vs. government regulation? Would you like it even better if you could get some good laughs from his clever way of putting things? Then Ronald H. Coase’s Essays on Economics and Economists is the book for you.”—Reason

The Economic Review

... bearings of political economy , it cannot be studied to the best advantage in
any but a purely scientific spirit . Truth should be the first object of the student of
economics ; truth once found , its applications are sure to be many and weighty .

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Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015063729738

Category: Christian sociology

Page:

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Includes section "Reviews".

Economics and Jurisprudence

The spirit by which it is controlled , is the spirit of scholarship . The one purpose
common to all its members seems to be that all subjects shall be approached by
the scientific method . A new truth discovered or an old truth presented in a better
 ...

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Author: Henry Carter Adams

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015020478320

Category: Law and economics

Page: 48

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The Naked Truth about Holistic Health

We believe in God, but we put our lives in the hands of Men, and for the most part
ignorant men, because education is not the same as wisdom, and science does
not define the spirit. ... We need to return to the indigenous ways of our ancestors,
the truth they left us, is still true today. Unfortunately the Health industry is not in
the health business, but in the business of economics, because there is no
money ...

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Author: Nemmsaiu Amen-Sebek

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 9781453508411

Category: Medical

Page: 70

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In Spirit and in Truth

In free market economics , production is not geared to the satisfaction and real
need but towards the enhancement of ... The spirit of this economic order has
found a strong ally in the pragmatic and rationalistic mentality of Science and ...

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Author: Mervyn Fernando

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015052549048

Category: Buddhism

Page: 140

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The Spirit of Russian Economics

°42 It is true that Pestel ' s views underwent a certain evolution between the
writing of Practical Principles and of The Russian Truth . The theory of economic
liberalism remained intact , but in problems of economic policy Pestel became ...

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Author: João Frederico Normano

Publisher:

ISBN: UCAL:$B666156

Category: Economics

Page: 130

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The Limits of Hospitality

We must also recognize that through practicing hospitality to the infinite and
unbounded Spirit of Truth, we are empowered to live beyond what limits us.
Beyond the Economics of Scarcity Contrary to the way it may seem in light of
such ...

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Author: Jessica Wrobleski

Publisher: Liturgical Press

ISBN: 9780814659984

Category: Religion

Page: 216

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Practicing hospitality is central to building a civil society, not to mention living a Christian life. It can be enriching and joy-filled, but it can also be profoundly demanding and sometimes even dangerous. In The Limits of Hospitality, Jessica Wrobleski explores the ethical questions surrounding the practice of hospitality, particularly hospitality that is informed by Christian theological commitments. While there is no algorithm that distinguishes between ethically 'legitimate"' and 'illegitimate' boundaries, the variety of circumstances in which hospitality is relevant and the nature of hospitality itself make advocating firm and fixed boundaries difficult. How much more so for Christians, for whom the practice of hospitality should be a manifestation of agape, a participation in God's eschatological welcome extended to all people through Jesus Christ! Are limits to hospitality, then, merely a regrettable concession to our finite and fallen condition? Wrobleski offers a rich theological reflection that will interest anyone who has a role in the practice of hospitality in community? Whether such communities are families, households, churches, educational institutions, or nation-states.

The Protestant Ethic or the Spirit of Capitalism

interest, motive or 'drive' toward finding solutions for problems”68—in other words
, the given ends that economic ... that are independent of economics stems from
his underlying desire to protect a sphere in which truth or “fact” is released from ...

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Author: Kathryn D. Blanchard

Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

ISBN: 9781621890690

Category: Religion

Page: 262

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Since the publication of Max Weber's classic, The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism, it has long been assumed that a distinctly Protestant ethos has shaped the current global economic order. Against this common consensus, Kathryn D. Blanchard argues that the theological thought of John Calvin and the Protestant movement as a whole has much to say that challenges the current incarnation of the capitalist order. This book develops an approach to Christian economic ethics that celebrates God's gift of human freedom, while at the same time acknowledging necessary, and indeed vital, limitations in the context of material and social life. Through sustained interaction with such unlikely dialogue partners as Adam Smith, Milton Friedman, Deirdre McCloskey, and Muhammad Yunus, this book shows that the virtues of self-denial, neighbor love, and sympathy have been quite at home in the capitalism of the past, and can be again. Though self-interest has enjoyed several decades as the unquestioned ruling principle of American economics, other-interest is steadily coming back into view, not only among Christian ethicists, but among economists as well. This book explores the important implications of this shift in economic thinking from a theological perspective.

The Economics of Saving

... Saving, and the Casino Effect E. Ray Canterbery Reaganomics and the Supply
-Siders Say's Law Embued with Entrepreneurial Spirit Truth in Taxes and in
Lending The Measurement of Saving Keynes Redux A Business and Household
Net ...

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Author: James H. Gapinski

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9789401732949

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 338

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This book began when a letter reached my desk in November 1989. Written by Warren Samuels, professor of economics at Michigan State University and editor for Kluwer Academic Publishers, the letter reviewed the philosophy behind Kluwer's series on recent economic thought and accordingly expressed interest in the controversies that surround con temporary topics in the discipline. It graciously went on to invite me to organize, consonant with that philosophy, a volume of chapters on saving. Soon thereafter I learned that the chapters were to be original compositions. I also learned that I would have substantial flexibility in structuring the volume and in recruiting contributors, who logically would be authorities in the field. Succinctly, Samuels was inviting me to work with leading scholars in exploring the current controversies in saving, one of my favorite subjects. That invitation was simply too tempting to refuse. Preparation of the book's outline went smoothly. It was obvious that the statistics of saving should be covered along with the theories of saving. It was equally obvious that special issues must be addressed: Ricardian Equivalence, supply-side doctrine, and economic development among others. These themes should be handled so as to bring out the ideological tensions in the profession, and that criterion helped to shape the list of potential contributors. That is, both sides of a conflict should be represented, and both should be given the same treatment.

Capacity for Truth

Capacity for Truth is a focused and detailed study of the gospel teachings of Christ.

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Author: Bernard Fisher

Publisher: WestBow Press

ISBN: 144975564X

Category: Religion

Page: 262

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Capacity for Truth is a focused and detailed study of the gospel teachings of Christ. It is a complete review and analysis of his doctrines, designed to provide a complete picture and context of his teachings and to educate Christians concerning higher spiritual principles Christ outlined for his disciples and for his followers. Capacity for Truth also includes an analysis of the social issues affecting our spiritual development, a general review of the Proverbs of Solomon, and an application of Proverbs to current social issues. The primary purpose of this study is to outline our Lord's roadmap of instructions he has prepared us, taking us to higher levels of spiritual growth and awareness, improving our understanding of spiritual principles, filling the voids of doubt and gaps in spiritual understanding left by the most common study approaches. Capacity for Truth will clarify your understanding of spiritual principles, allowing you to reach the level of spiritual maturity required to do to work of God's kingdom. You will receive clear-cut instructions on how to become a part of the ministry of Christ, do and teach the principles he taught, and grow as a disciple of Christ. You will understand the purpose of the Holy Spirit and receive the biblical keys to wisdom and truth. We have for so long stood by, watching while the forces of darkness devour all that is good in man. Now is the time for the children of light to change the ways of this world. Now is the time to begin your work for the kingdom of God.

Economics of the Free Society

23) Capitalism and the Economic Spirit The question of the origin of the modern
economic spirit (spirit of capitalism) is ... The truth is that political expansionism
undertaken for the purpose of economic exploitation (economic imperialism) is a
 ...

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Publisher: Ludwig von Mises Institute

ISBN: 9781610164641

Category:

Page: 273

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The Spirit of American Economics

Richard T. Ely leaped into the discussion between Simon Newcomb and
Seligman, and accused Newcomb of speaking “as if political economy were a
mathematical science, with a body of truth unchangeable and eternal, like the
statement, ...

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Author: João Frederico Normano

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015002653734

Category: Economics

Page: 240

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The Secret Beliefs of The Illuminati

The world keeps changing extremely fast, but in times of abundance and scarcity, under revolutions or wars, many have prospered.

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Author: Dan Desmarques

Publisher: 22 Lions

ISBN: 9781478135951

Category: Religion

Page: 388

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The world keeps changing extremely fast, but in times of abundance and scarcity, under revolutions or wars, many have prospered. And they did so by looking at the patterns of reality. They understood these Divine Patterns and used them to achieve their personal goals. The patterns have been kept secret for thousands of years in religious books, manuscripts and even fairytales, under allegories and metaphors meant to hide them in plain sight. The enlightened ones — those who can see, called that Sacred Geometry, in a direct reference to the Creator. They then studied the nature of life through the art of the Almighty God, the Master Architect of the Universe. For “The secret of the occult sciences is that of nature itself” (Albert Pike, Freemason). They discovered that there is only one Truth, one God and one religion, despite the many branches characterizing the impulses of the masses. They also saw that this Truth is manifested by the highest moral state, from which the highest wisdom is received. That is when “the half-told story comes to be finished” (Arthur Conan Doyle, Freemason). The one who completes these studies becomes a master of the craft, for he possesses the capacity to alter reality with his mind, and create new worlds like a mason or builder. He becomes both aware and responsible of what he experiences, as much as he is made able to transition to new momentums and alter the future. For “When the Mason learns that the key is a proper application of the dynamo of living power, he has learned the mystery of the craft” (Manly P. Hall, Freemason). This great secret was reorganized here to show you exactly how to experience it, and despite the many attempts of others to remove this knowledge from the public eye. This information comes now as a great opportunity for you to transcend into a new perspective on the attraction of wealth.

Technology and Home Economics i worktext 2002 Edition

Being religious is not devotion to religion , but to God . It is the continuous search
for the truth that opens our heart and mind to the guidance of the Holy Spirit . The
family that is trained to seek God and the truth daily is dependent only on God .

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Publisher: Rex Bookstore, Inc.

ISBN: 9712328694

Category:

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The Politics of Truth

Note on “Is China's Economy to be Modelled on Japan's? ... Review of The Spirit
of American Economics: A Study in the History of Economic Ideas in the United
States Prior to the Great Depression, by J. F. Normano, Journal of Legal and ...

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Author: John H. Summers

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199887798

Category: Social Science

Page: 320

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C. Wright Mills was a radical public intellectual, a tough-talking, motorcycle-riding anarchist from Texas who taught sociology at Columbia University. Mills's three most influential books--The Power Elite, White Collar, and The Sociological Imagination--were originally published by OUP and are considered classics. The first collection of his writings to be published since 1963, The Politics of Truth contains 23 out-of-print and hard-to-find writings which show his growth from academic sociologist to an intellectual maestro in command of a mature style, a dissenter who sought to inspire the public to oppose the drift toward permanent war. Given the political deceptions of recent years, Mills's truth-telling is more relevant than ever. Seminal papers including "Letter to the New Left" appear alongside lesser known meditations such as "Are We Losing Our Sense of Belonging?" John Summers provides fresh insights in his introduction, which gives an overview of Mills's life and career. Summers has also written annotations that establish each piece's context and has drawn up a comprehensive bibliography of Mills's published and unpublished writings.

Alfred Marshall

As Professor Marshall says, “The economist must be greedy of facts; but facts by
themselves teach nothing. ... observes with much truth that, momentous as are
the practical bearings of political economy, it cannot be studied to the best
advantage in any but a purely scientific spirit. Truth should be the first object of
the student of economics; truth once found, its applications are sure to be many
and weighty.

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Author: Peter D. Groenewegen

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 0415181453

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 426

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Alfred Marshall is one of the most important figures in the history of economics. Drawing on a very wide range of sources, this is the first collection that documents a comprehensive range of material from Marshall's lifetime.

A Spirit of Dissension Economics Politics and the Revolution in Maryland

In my answer I said that this assertion was contrary to the truth , and your
knowledge of the fact . I have fully proved , and can maintain , that your allegation
, that I remained silent three years , under the imputation of a breach of trust was
 ...

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Author: Ronald Hoffman

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105036612773

Category: Maryland

Page: 280

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In this book the author explains how the revolutionary movement emerged in colonial Maryland and analyzes the measures taken by its leaders to maintain order.