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Adam Smith and the virtues of enlightenment.

Author: Charles L Griswold
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1999.
Series: Modern European philosophy.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
This philosophical discussion of Smith's moral and political philosophy sets Smith's work in the context of the Enlightenment as well as relating it to current work in moral philosophy.

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Named Person: Adam Smith
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles L Griswold
ISBN: 0521628911 9780521628914
OCLC Number: 471504272
Description: 412 sider.
Contents: Indhold: Rhetoric, method and system in The Theory of Moral Sentiments ; Sympathy and selfishness, imagination and self ; The passions, pleasure, and the impartial spectator ; Philosophy and skepticism ; The theory of virtue ; Justice ; The moral sentiments and The Wealth of Nations ; Philosophy, imagination and the fragility of beauty.
Series Title: Modern European philosophy.


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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