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Human Documents of Adam Smith's Time

Human Documents of Adam Smith's Time

1st Edition

Edgar Royston Pike
December 14, 2009

First published in 1974, this is not a ‘life’ of the founder of the science of economics, although it opens with a biographical sketch; nor is it an analysis of The Wealth of Nations, although it contains numerous pointed quotations from it. Rather, it is a presentation of Adam Smith against his...

Adam Smith

Adam Smith

1st Edition

R. H. Campbell, A. S. Skinner
December 14, 2009

This reissued biography of Adam Smith, first published in 1982, presents both an intellectual and personal portrait of the man. It is not intended as a full-scale scholarly biography burdened with heavy footnotes. Although written by two of the world's foremost authorities on Adam Smith,...

Adam Smith's Economics: Its Place in the Development of Economic Thought

Adam Smith's Economics: Its Place in the Development of Economic Thought

1st Edition

Maurice Brown
December 14, 2009

The conventional received opinion of Adam Smith as an isolated figure, the founder of ‘modern’ economics, is thoroughly mistaken and misleading. This is the central premise of this book, first published in 1988, in which the author argues that by placing Smith’s work in its historical context,...

Adam Smith's Science of Morals

Adam Smith's Science of Morals

1st Edition

Tom Campbell
December 14, 2009

This critical exposition of Adam Smith’s Theory of Moral Sentiments, first published in 1971, gives an appreciation of Smith’s conception of scientific method as applied to the study of social phenomena. The work is placed in the context of Smith’s other writings including of course The Wealth of...

Adam Smith's Sociological Economics

Adam Smith's Sociological Economics

1st Edition

David Alexander Reisman
December 14, 2009

First published in 1976, this book provides an interdiciplinary study fo the thoughts of Adam Smith, showing it particular how the link between economic basis and social superstructure was central to his work. The work is split into six sections, dividing Smith's views...

RLE: Adam Smith: 5-Volume Set

RLE: Adam Smith: 5-Volume Set

1st Edition

Various
December 14, 2009

This five volume Routledge Library Editions set is dedicated to the life and work of Adam Smith, the founding father of modern economics and pioneer of free markets. With individual volumes originally published between 1974 and 1988, this five volume collection looks to determine Smith’s impact and...

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