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Adam Smith and the Classics.

Author: Vivenza.
Publisher: Oxford University Press : Oxford University Press.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

This book defines the relationship between the thought of Adam Smith and that of the ancients--Plato, Aristotle, Cicero, and the Stoics. Vivenza offers a complete survey of all Smith's writings with  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Vivenza.
ISBN: 0198296665 9780198296669
OCLC Number: 473777970
Notes: DatabaseOxford Scholarship Online.
Contents: Introduction ; 1. The Natural Philosophy in Smith's Essays ; 2. The Classical Heritage in Adam Smith's Ethics ; 3. The Lectures on Jurisprudence and Roman Law ; 4. The Division of Labour and the Theory of Value ; 5. Adam Smith and Ancient Literature ; Conclusion ; Postscript


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