The Evidence of Things Not Seen: Reflections on Faith, Science, and Economics
Religious and non-religious people alike commonly assert that religion and science occupy two entirely separate and distinct realms. But what if science and religion share something deeply mysterious in common? What if that mysterious commonality is faith? In this collection, the eminent economist Vernon L. Smith explores the spooky aspects of contemporary science and uncovers the faith and mystery at the root of scientific inquiry.
Through his 2016 Acton University lecture, and in conversations with other scholars, Smith reflects on the history and contemporary state of physics and economics with a view toward the convergence of religion and science in their dependence on the evidence of things not seen.