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An authentic account of Adam Smith

Author: Gavin Kennedy
Publisher: Cham : Palgrave Macmillan, 2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A textual criticism of modern ideas about the work of Adam Smith that offers a new perspective on many of his famous contributions to economic thought. Adam Smith is often hailed as a leading figure in the development of economic theories, but modern presentations of his works do not reflect Smith's actual ideas or influence during his lifetime. Gavin Kennedy believes that Smith's name and legacy were often  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Named Person: Adam Smith; Adam Smith
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gavin Kennedy
ISBN: 9783319638027 3319638025
OCLC Number: 1018307682
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Preface.- 1. General Introduction.- 2. Smith on Bargaining.- 3. The Edinburgh Rhetoric Lectures.- 4. Smith's use of the "Invisible Hand" metaphor.- 5. The myths of the invisible hand.- 6. Smith on Jurisprudence.- 7. The Theory of Moral Sentiments.- 8. Wealth of Nations.- 9. Summary and Conclusions
Responsibility: Gavin Kennedy.

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