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Adam Smith's marketplace of life

Author: James R Otteson
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2002.
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James Otteson provides a comprehensive examination of Smith's moral theory. Considering Smith's notions of natural sympathy, the impartial spectator, human nature, and human conscience the author also addresses the issue of whether Smith thinks that moral judgments enjoy a transcendent sanction.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Otteson, James R.
Adam Smith's marketplace of life.
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2002
(DLC) 2002023867
(OCoLC)49260373
Named Person: Adam Smith; Adam Smith; Adam Smith; Adam Smith; Adam Smith; Adam (Philosoph) Smith
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James R Otteson
ISBN: 0511065175 9780511065170 0521816254 9780521816250 0521016568 9780521016568 0511073631 9780511073632 0511058845 9780511058844 9780511610196 051161019X
OCLC Number: 57290920
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 338 pages)
Contents: Adam Smith's moral theory, part one: sympathy and the impartial spectator procedure --
Smith's moral theory, part two: conscience and human nature --
The marketplace of morality --
The 'Adam Smith problem' --
The market model and the familiarity principle: solving the 'Adam Smith problem' --
Justifying smithian moral standards --
The unintended order of human social life: Language, marketplaces, and morality.
Responsibility: James R. Otteson.
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