Adam Smith

Adam Smith: A Moral Philosopher and His Political Economy

By re-examining Adam Smith’s theories as they were originally articulated, Gavin Kennedy, Emeritus Professor at Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, aims at nothing…

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Adam Smith and the Founding of Market Economics

In 2005, the Federal Reserve Board Chairman Alan Greenspan delivered the Adam Smith Memorial Lecture in Kirkcaldy, Scotland. Here, at…

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Adam Smith: An Enlightened Life

Adam Smith: An Enlightened Life by Nicholas Phillipson is a deeply probing historical biography. This book plunges into the depths of…

8 months ago

10 Things You Might Not Know About Adam Smith

1.While studying at Balliol College at Oxford, Adam Smith became absent-minded at the dinner table, which was common for him.…

11 months ago

Adam Smith: His Life, Thought, and Legacy

Adam Smith: Life, Thought and Legacy is an expansive work about one of history’s most important thinkers and political economists.…

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“Bound by The World Order in Which He Lived”: Gavin Kennedy on Why Adam Smith Was a Realist, Not an Ideologue

The author of what is widely considered to be “the Bible of capitalism,” Adam Smith (1723–1790) was a Scottish philosopher and economist…

8 years ago

Home Improvement: Adam Smith’s House Gets a Facelift

During his lifetime, Scottish political economist and moral philosopher Adam Smith (1723–1790) had lived in many houses, including his childhood…

10 years ago

Adam Smith

The author of what is widely considered to be “the Bible of capitalism,” Adam Smith (1723–1790) was a Scottish philosopher and…

301 years ago