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The individual in society : papers on Adam Smith

Author: A L Macfie
Publisher: London : Routledge, 2003.
Series: Routledge library editions., Economics series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Adam Smith's Wealth of Nations has been among the world books for over two hundred years and has gathered a mythology, which does scant justice to the actual book. One reason for this was that the Wealth of Nations was one of a series of studies through which Smith hoped to complete his system of moral, social and natural philosophy. The Individual in Society illustrates this system, especially in relation to  Read more...
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Macfie, A.L.
Individual in society
(OCoLC)51668159
Named Person: Adam Smith; Adam Smith
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: A L Macfie
ISBN: 9781136508929 1136508929 9781315016528 1315016524
OCLC Number: 863157846
Notes: Originally published: London: Allen & Unwin, 1967.
Description: 1 online resource (168 pages).
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Preface; Contents; 1. Introductory; 2. The Scottish Tradition in Economic Thought; 3. Adam Smith's Theory of Moral Sentiments; 4. Adam Smith's Moral Sentiments as Foundation for his Wealth of Nations; 5. 'The Impartial Spectator'; 6. 'The Invisible Hand' in the Theory of Moral Sentiments; 7. Polity and Economy: An Interpretation of the Principles of Adam Smith by Joseph Cropsey; 8. Tribute to Kirkcaldy; 9. John Millar-A Bridge between Adam Smith and Nineteenth Century Social Thinkers?
Series Title: Routledge library editions., Economics series.
Responsibility: A.L. Macfie.

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This title contains chapters on the views of important commentators such as Zeyss, Eckstein, Jacob Viner and James Bonar. There is also a discussion on the ethical and sociological background of  Read more...

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