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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
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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.

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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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