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Interest rates: Interest rates represent the cost of borrowing money or the return on invested funds over a specified time, usually expressed as a percentage. They influence borrowing and saving decisions, impacting economic activities like loans, mortgages, and savings accounts, set by central banks or influenced by market forces like supply and demand. See also Central Bank, Economy, Supply, Demand, Markets.
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Thomas Aquinas on Interest Rates - Dictionary of Arguments

Mause I 30
Interest Rates/Thomas Aquinas: Taking interest rates is generally condemned as a sin. Reason: the value yardstick function of money is impaired by taking interest. (See Money/Thomas). Thomas' theory is normative. BuridanusVsThomas, Nicolaus OresmiusVsThomas/OresmeVsThomas: presented the first non-normative, analytical-descriptive economic treatises.

Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution. Translations: Dictionary of Arguments
The note [Concept/Author], [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] resp. "problem:"/"solution:", "old:"/"new:" and "thesis:" is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.

Mause I
Karsten Mause
Christian Müller
Klaus Schubert,
Politik und Wirtschaft: Ein integratives Kompendium Wiesbaden 2018

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