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The Authentic Adam Smith

His Life and Ideas (Enterprise)

by James Buchan

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Published by W. W. Norton .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages256
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Open LibraryOL7457954M
ISBN 100393329941
ISBN 109780393329940
OCLC/WorldCa148749849

The Adam Smith Review is a multidisciplinary annual review sponsored by the International Adam Smith Society. It aims to provide a unique forum for vigorous debate and the highest standards of scholarship on all aspects of Adam Smith’s works, his place in history, and the significance of his writings for the modern world. “The Wealth of Nations” is an indispensable work that every student of economics should read. It’s a timeless classic and many of the concepts discussed in it are still valid today. Adam Smith’s “The Wealth of Nations” gives an in-depth discussion of different economic principles like the productivity, division of labor and free 5/5(4).

Adam Smith FRSA (16 June [O.S. 5 June] – 17 July ) was a Scottish economist, philosopher and author as well as a moral philosopher, a pioneer of political economy and a key figure during the Scottish Enlightenment, also known as ''The Father of Economics'' or ''The Father of Capitalism''. Smith wrote two classic works, The Theory of Moral Sentiments () Alma mater: University of Glasgow, Balliol College, . The Book of Abraham is a work produced between and by Joseph Smith based, he said, on Egyptian papyri purchased from a traveling mummy exhibition. According to Smith, the book was "a translation of some ancient records [ ] purporting to be the writings of Abraham, while he was in Egypt, called the Book of Abraham, written by his own hand, upon papyrus".

The Wealth of Nations Summary. Adam Smith doesn't waste any time getting down to business at the opening of this book. He tells us that his goal is to figure out why some countries in the world are wealthier than others. Is it because the people of these countries work harder? Probably not. Table of contents for The authentic Adam Smith: his life and ideas / James Buchan. Bibliographic record and links to related information available from the Library of Congress catalog. Note: Contents data are machine generated based on pre-publication provided by the publisher.


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As the title suggests, “The Authentic Adam Smith,” James Buchan’s concise, literate introduction to the man and his work, tries to undo the damage, “to draw Smith out of the mystifications.

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THE AUTHENTIC ADAM SMITH: His Life and Ideas. James Buchan. Since his death inAdam Smith--unable to speak for himself--has been sadly mistreated. This vigorous and accessible volume refutes much of what we think we know about Adam Smith and reveals that, in fact, Smith transcends modern political categories.

From the Publisher: “This book examines the influence that Adam Smith’s philosophy had on his economics, drawing on the neglected parts of Smith’s writings to show that the political and economic theories built logically on his morals.Books shelved as adam-smith: An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith, The Theory of Moral Sentiments by Adam Smith.The Authentic Adam Smith 作者: James Buchan 出版社: W.

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