As the contributors to this symposium show, Pope Franciss views about the economy, especially about the poor and the rich, are deeply at odds with those of many economists. Several differences involve matters of economic fact and causationand therefore in principle can be resolved by appeals for everyone to consider the same body of evidence. Although the clash over conflicting values is a chasm far more difficult to bridge, fruitful dialogue is the goal of this symposium.
|Other Independent Review articles by Robert M. Whaples|
|Spring 2018||Dream Hoarders|
|Winter 2018||Symposium on Immigration|
|Winter 2018||The Death of Humanity and the Case for Life|
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