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Smith, Adam 1723-1790

Works: 2,826 works in 8,851 publications in 14 languages and 185,995 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Conference papers and proceedings  History  Sources  Records and correspondence  Essays  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction 
Roles: Author, Honoree, Dedicatee, Author of introduction, Creator, Director, Other
Classifications: HB161, 330.153
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An inquiry into the nature and causes of the wealth of nations by Adam Smith( Book )
1,039 editions published between 1761 and 2015 in 11 languages and held by 15,618 libraries worldwide
"An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations (generally referred to by the short title The Wealth of Nations) is the masterpiece of the Scottish economist and moral philosopher Adam Smith. It was first published in 1776. It is an account of economics at the dawn of the Industrial Revolution, as well as a rhetorical piece written for the generally educated individual of the 18th century - advocating a free market economy as more productive and more beneficial to society. The book is often considered to have laid the basic groundwork for modern economic theory"--Wikipedia
The theory of moral sentiments by Adam Smith( Book )
253 editions published between 1759 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 3,593 libraries worldwide
A scholarly edition of a work by Adam Smith. The edition presents an authoritative text, together with an introduction, commentary notes, and scholarly apparatus
The wealth of nations by Adam Smith( Book )
94 editions published between 1801 and 2014 in English and held by 1,594 libraries worldwide
The classic eighteenth-century treatise on the principles of political economics
Lectures on rhetoric and belles lettres by Adam Smith( Book )
49 editions published between 1963 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,382 libraries worldwide
This edition of John M. Lothian{u2019}s transcription of an almost com{u00AD}plete set of a student{u2019}s notes on Smith{u2019}s lectures given at the University of Glasgow in 1762{u2013}63 brings back into print not only an important discovery but a valuable contribution to eighteenth-century rhetorical theory
Lectures on jurisprudence by Adam Smith( Book )
45 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,019 libraries worldwide
Smith's Lectures on Jurisprudence, originally delivered at the University of Glasgow in 1762-1763, present his "theory of the rules by which civil government ought to be directed." The chief purpose of government, according to Smith, is to preserve justice; and "the object of justice is security from injury." The state must protect the individual's right to his person, property, reputation, and social relations. Building on his Theory of Moral Sentiments, Smith argues that the state must act as an impartial spectator, judging when an individual has been injured. The state must then design and apply civil and criminal laws to prevent further injuries and punish transgressors. Laws are also the means by which the state promotes public prosperity. Thus, regulations concerning trade, commerce, and production must be crafted so as to encourage rather than interfere with our productive capacities
Lectures on justice, police, revenue, and arms by Adam Smith( Book )
48 editions published between 1896 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 834 libraries worldwide
The wealth of nations by Adam Smith( Book )
47 editions published between 1970 and 2009 in English and German and held by 833 libraries worldwide
A statement and defense of capitalist economics, first published in the late eighteenth century by Scottish scholar Adam Smith
Essays on philosophical subjects by Adam Smith( Book )
91 editions published between 1795 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 815 libraries worldwide
Enth.: Dugoald Stewart's account of Adam Smith / ed. by I. S. Ross
The theory of moral sentiments; or, An essay towards an analysis of the principles by which men naturally judge concerning the conduct and character, first of their neighbours, and afterwards of themselves. To which is added, a dissertation on the origin of languages by Adam Smith( Book )
128 editions published between 1767 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 755 libraries worldwide
"The science of Ethics has been divided by modern writers into two parts; the one comprehending the theory of Morals, and the other its practical doctrines. The questions about which the former is employed, are chiefly the two following: First, By what principle of our constitution are we led to form the notion of moral distinctions;--whether by that faculty which, in the other branches of human knowledge, perceives the distinction between truth and falsehood; or by a peculiar power of perception (called by some the Moral Sense) which is pleased with one set of qualities, and displeased-with another? Secondly, What is the proper object of moral approbation? or, in other words, What is the common quality or qualities belonging to all the different modes of virtue? Is it benevolence; or a rational sell-love; or a disposition (resulting from the ascendancy of Reason over Passion) to act suitably to the different relations in which we are placed? These two questions seem to exhaust the whole theory of Morals. The scope of the one is to ascertain the origin of our moral ideas; that of the other, to refer the phenomena of moral perception to their most simple and general laws. The practical doctrines of morality comprehend all those rules of conduct which profess to point out the proper ends of human pursuit, and the most effectual means of attaining them; to which we may add all those literary compositions, whatever be their particular form, which have for their aim to fortify and animate our good dispositions, by delineations of the beauty, of the dignity, or of the utility of Virtue. I shall not inquire at present into the justness of this division. I shall only observe, that the words Theory and Practice are not, in this instance, employed in their usual acceptations"--Book. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2012 APA, all rights reserved)
The Market and the state : essays in honour of Adam Smith by Thomas Wilson( Book )
13 editions published between 1976 and 1978 in English and held by 679 libraries worldwide
Adam Smith's moral and political philosophy by Adam Smith( Book )
18 editions published between 1948 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 559 libraries worldwide
The early writings of Adam Smith by Adam Smith( Book )
13 editions published in 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 517 libraries worldwide
Preface to William Hamilton's 'Poems on several occasions, 1748 ; Articles in the Edinburgh Review of 1755 ; Essays on philosophical subjects, 1795 ; Considerations concerning the first formation of languagues, 1761
The wealth of nations by Adam Smith( Sound Recording )
35 editions published between 1975 and 2012 in English and held by 510 libraries worldwide
Adam Smith's masterpiece, first published in 1776, is the foundation of modern economic thought and remains the single most important account of the rise of, and the principles behind, modern capitalism
An inquiry into the nature and causes of the wealth of nations by Adam Smith( Book )
62 editions published between 1784 and 2005 in English and held by 233 libraries worldwide
Selections from the wealth of nations by Adam Smith( Book )
8 editions published between 1957 and 2012 in English and held by 187 libraries worldwide
And, First, of Those Which Are Necessary for Facilitating Commerce in General Article II: Of the Expense of the Institutions for the Education of Youth
The essential Adam Smith by Adam Smith( Book )
8 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 113 libraries worldwide
Bundeling van de werken van de Amerikaanse econoom (1723-1790) voorzien van inleidende discussies om de werken te verduidelijken
Untersuchung über die Natur und die Ursachen des Nationalreichthums by Adam Smith( Book )
26 editions published between 1776 and 1991 in German and held by 108 libraries worldwide
A letter to Adam Smith LL. D. : on the life, death, and philosophy of his friend David Hume Esq. by George Horne( Book )
17 editions published between 1777 and 2009 in English and held by 90 libraries worldwide
The life of David Hume, esq. by David Hume( Book )
14 editions published between 1777 and 1778 in English and French and held by 85 libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
Adam Smit
Adam Smith Brits auteur
Adam Smith brytyjski myśliciel
Adam Smith economista y filósofo escocés
Adam Smith levine economista y filósofo escocés
Adam Smith levine filosofo ed economista scozzese
Adam Smith Moral a pilosopo nga Eskoses ken pionero ti politikal nga ekonomia
Adam Smith philosophe et économiste écossais (1723-1790)
Adam Smith philosopho e economista scote
Adam Smith schottischer Moralphilosoph, Aufklärer und Begründer der klassischen Nationalökonomie
Adam Smith Scottish moral philosopher and a pioneer of political economy
Adam Smith Scottish moral philosopher and political economist
Adam Smith skotsk filosof
Ādams Smits
Adamus Smith
Goodman, George Jerome Waldo
Simi, 1723-1790
Simi, Yadang 1723-1790
Smit, Adam.
Smīṯ, Ādam 1723-1790
Smith, A.
Smith, Adam
Smith, Adamo
Smith, Adamo 1723-1790
Smith А. политэконом 1723-1790
Smithi Adam
Smits, Ādams 1723-1790
Ssu-mi, Ya-tang 1723-1790
Sumisu, Adamu
Ya-tang Ssu-mi 1723-1790
Yadang Simi 1723-1790
Άνταμ Σμιθ Σκωτσέζος οικονομολόγος και ηθικός φιλόσοφος
Адам Смит
Адам Смит шотландский экономист, философ-этик
Адам Сміт
Адам Сьміт
Смит А. политэконом 1723-1790
Смит, Адам
Смит, Адам 1723-1790
Смит, Адам шотландский экономист, философ-этик
Эдам Сьміт
Ադամ Սմիթ
אדם סמיט
אדם סמית
סמית, אדם 1723-1790
آدام اسمیت
آدام اسمیت اقتصاددان، نویسنده، و فیلسوف بریتانیایی
آدم سمتھ
ادم سميث
آدم سميث، 1723-1790
ادم سمېت
ایڈم سمتھ
ئادەم سمیت
अ‍ॅडम स्मिथ
एडम स्मिथ
অ্যাডাম স্মিথ
ਐਡਮ ਸਮਿਥ
આદમ સ્મિથ
ଆଡାମ ସ୍ମିଥ
ஆடம் சிமித்
ఆడం స్మిత్
ಆಡಂ ಸ್ಮಿತ್
ಆಡಮ್ ಸ್ಮಿತ್ ಸ್ಕಾಟಿಷ್ ನೈತಿಕ ತತ್ವಜ್ಞಾನಿ ಮತ್ತು ರಾಜಕೀಯ ಆರ್ಥಿಕ ಅರ್ಥಶಾಸ್ತ್ರಜ್ಞ
ആഡം സ്മിത്ത്
ඇඩම් ස්මිත්
อดัม สมิธ
ადამ სმითი
ადამ სმითი შოტლანდიელი ფილოსოფი და ეკონომისტი
기밀, 아당 1723-1790
스미드, 아담 1723-1790
스미스, 아담 1723-1790
스미스, 애덤 1723-1790
애덤 스미스
スミス, アダム
スミスアダムス 1723-1790
亞當. 斯密
亚当・斯密 1723-1790
斯密, 1723-1790
斯密, 亜当
斯密亚当 1723-1790
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