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Adam Smith

Author: Knud Haakonssen
Publisher: Aldershot Hants, England ; Brookfield, Vt. : Ashgate, ©1998.
Series: International library of critical essays in the history of philosophy.
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A collection of essays exploring the literature of Adam Smith, not in his allotted role as the father of modern economics, but focusing on his work as a moral philosopher. The book examines Smith's  Read more...

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Adam Smith.
Aldershot Hants, England ; Brookfield, Vt. : Ashgate, ©1998
(OCoLC)698029493
Named Person: Adam Smith; Adam Smith; Adam Smith; Adam Smith; Adam (Philosoph) Smith
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Knud Haakonssen
ISBN: 1840140313 9781840140316
OCLC Number: 38162857
Description: xxi, 544 pages ; 26 cm.
Contents: Part 1 Ethics: Philosophy in moral practice - Kant and Adam Smith, S. Fleischacker; rhetoric and ethics - Adam Smith on theorizing about the moral sentiment, Charles Griswold; the commerce of sympathy - Adam Smith on the emergence of sympathy, E. Heath; Hume and Smith on justice and utility, D.D. Raphael; two concepts of morality - a distinction of Adam Smith's ethics and its stoic origin, Norbert Waszek. Part 2 Utility, teleology and religion: the utilitarianism of Adam Smith's policy advice, T.D. Campbell, I.S. Ross; the theory and practice of the wise and virtuous man - reflections on Adam Smith's responses to Hume's deathbed wish, T.D. Campbell, I.S. Ross; final causes in Adam Smith's theory of moral sentiments, R.A. Keer. Part 3 Jurisprudence: what might properly be called natural jurisprudence? Knud Haakonssen; Adam Smith on law, D.N. MacCormick; new light on Adam Smith's Glasgow lectures on jurisprudence, Ronald Meek; Adam Smith's jurisprudence - between morality and economics, Peter Stein. Part 4 Politics: Liberalism, civic humanism, and the case of Adam Smith, E. Harpham; Scottish political economy beyond the civic tradition - government and economic development in "the wealth of nations", John Robertson; Adam Smith's second thoughts - economic liberalism and its unintended consequences, Jeremy Sheamur; Adam Ferguson, Adam Smith, and the problem of national defense, Richard B. Sher; Adam Smith and the liberal tradition, in "Traditions of Liberalism", Donald Winch. Part 5 Civil society: Women and humanity in Scottish enlightenment social thought - the case of Adam Smith, Henry C. Clark; Smith, Turgot, and the "four stages" theory, R.L. Meek; Adam Smith on feudalism, commerce, and slavery, John Salter. Part 6 The nature of Smith's theory: Historicizing the "Adam Smith problem" - conceptual, historiographical, and textual issues, Lawrence Dickey; rethinking "Das Adam Smith problem" R.F. Reichgraeber III; Adam Smith - Scottish moral philosopher as political economist, Donald Winch. Part 7 Language: Adam Smith's "Considerations on languages", C.J. Berry.
Series Title: International library of critical essays in the history of philosophy.
Responsibility: edited by Knud Haakonssen.

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