Muller, Jerry Z., 1954-
Adam Smith in his time and ours.
New York : Free Press ; Toronto : Maxwell Macmillan Canada ; New York : Maxwell Macmillan International, c1993
|提及的人：||Adam Smith; Adam Smith|
Jerry Z Muller
|描述：||x, 272 p. ; 25 cm.|
|内容：||Introduction: Back to Adam? --
Pt. I. Adam Smith in His Time. 1. Cosmopolitan Provincial: Smith's Life and Social Milieu. 2. Gentlemen, Consumers, and the Fiscal-Military State. 3. Self-Love and Self-Command: The Intellectual Origins of Smith's Civilizing Project --
Pt. II. Designing the Decent Society. 4. The Market: From Self-Love to Universal Opulence. 5. The Legislator and the Merchant. 6. Social Science as the Anticipation of the Unanticipated. 7. Commercial Humanism: Smith's Civilizing Project. 8. "The Impartial Spectator" 9. The Historical and Institutional Foundations of Commercial Society. 10. The Moral Balance Sheet of Commercial Society. 11. The Visible Hand of the State. 12. Applied Policy Analysis: Smith's Sociology of Religion. 13. "A Small Party": Moral and Political Leadership in Commercial Society --
Pt. III. From Smith's Time to Ours. 14. Critics, Friendly and Unfriendly. 15. Some Unanticipated Consequences of Smith's Rhetoric. 16. The Timeless and the Timely.
|責任：||Jerry Z. Muller.|
Recently Adam Smith has been championed by advocates of the market economy. This book analyzes Smith's economic and political thought, and concludes that far from subscribing to unregulated self-interest, Smith believed the market should operate in tandem with socially improving institutions.