Adam Smith, Radical and Egalitarian : An Interpretation for the 21st Century.

This book aims to show that Adam Smith (1723-90), the author of The Wealth of Nations, was not the promoter of ruthless laissez-faire capitalism that is still frequently depicted.

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Author / Creator: McLean, Iain.
Format: eBook Electronic
Language:English
Edition:1st ed.
Imprint: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2006.
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Local Note:Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2022. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
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505 0 |a COVER -- Contents -- Foreword by Rt Hon. Gordon Brown -- A Note on Citations -- Preface: A Scotsman Looks at the World -- 1 The Life of an Absent-minded Professor -- 2 A Weak State and a Weak Church -- 3 A Non-religious Grounding of Morals: Smith and the Scottish Enlightenment -- 4 Merriment and Diversion: Smith on Public Finance and Public Choice -- 5 The Invisible Hand and the Helping Hand -- 6 The French and American Smiths -- 7 Adam Smith Today -- Appendix -- Notes on Further Reading -- References -- Index. 
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650 0 |a Smith, Adam, -- 1723-1790. -- Theory of moral sentiments. 
650 0 |a Smith, Adam, -- 1723-1790. -- Inquiry into the nature and causes of the wealth of nations. -- Selections. 
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