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Adam Smith and the virtues of enlightenment

Author: Charles L Griswold
Publisher: Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, ©1999.
Series: Modern European philosophy.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Charles Griswold has written a comprehensive philosophical discussion of Smith's moral and political philosophy. This 1999 book is a major historical and philosophical reassessment of a key figure in  Read more...


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Named Person: Adam Smith; Adam Smith; Adam Smith; Adam Smith
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Charles L Griswold
ISBN: 0521628911 9780521628914 0521621275 9780521621274
OCLC Number: 318275046
Description: xiv, 412 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Texts and acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. Rhetoric, method, and system in The Theory of Moral Sentiments; 2. Sympathy and selfishness, imagination and self; 3. The passions, pleasure, and the impartial spectator; 4. Philosophy and skepticism; 5. The theory of virtue; 6. Justice; 7. The moral sentiments and The Wealth of Nations; 8. Philosophy, imagination, and the fragility of beauty: on reconciliation with nature; Epilogue; Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Modern European philosophy.
Responsibility: Charles L. Griswold, Jr.
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