So do the researchers in the ‘Good Markets’ project! According to economist and theologist Johan Graafland the work of Adam Smith can be interpreted in different ways, and the video of the School of Life presents just one specific interpretation.
In sub-project A we will further explore Smiths work and background to shed new light on the ideals behind and the moral status of free markets as he envisioned it. We will among others look into the emergence of Western bourgeois culture as a key element for understanding the moral aspirations behind free markets.
Series "5 Good Markets introductory videos":
What will this new website, Moral Markets, be about? This series of posts features introductory videos on different topics on which we will publish more in the years to come. Not accidentally, these five topics align with five sub-projects of the Templeton-funded research project behind the Moral Markets website.
Articles in this series: