Religious Freedom and Economic Prosperity

  title={Religious Freedom and Economic Prosperity},
  author={Ilan Alon and Gregory Chase},
The basic notion that an individual’s freedom to choose will advance society at large is a cornerstone of political philosophy and of the economic theory of the Western world. Early political philosophers such as John Stuart Mill and legendary economists such as Adam Smith have advocated a utilitarian approach to political and economic life, in which the advancement of one’s own interests also helps others. Freedom is multidimensional: economic, political, and social aspects are related to one… CONTINUE READING

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