By G. Kennedy

ISBN-10: 0230227546

ISBN-13: 9780230227545

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This e-book offers the actual Adam Smith and explores his underlying procedure and radical considering, aiming to re-establish his unique intentions. The publication offers a very important reminder of ways appropriate Adam Smith was once in his personal time, and the way appropriate he continues to be as we event the global unfold of opulence today.

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4 Stewart adds that Smith’s interest in languages was ‘uncommonly extensive and accurate, and, in him, was subservient . . to a familiar acquaintance with every thing that could illustrate the institutions, the manners and the ideas of different ages and nations’ (EPS272). Language contained, Stewart wrote, a specimen of a particular sort of inquiry . . which seems, in a peculiar degree, to have interested Mr Smith’s curiosity. Something very similar to it may be traced in all his different works, whether moral, political, or literary; and on all these subjects he has exemplified it with the happiest successes.

27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. 40. 41. 42. 43. Fry, M. 2006; Scott, P. H. 2007; Whatley, C. 2007; Watt, D. 2007. Scott, W. R. 1937: 4–6. Watt, D. 2007. Whatley, C. 2007. Scott, W. R. 1937: 18. Ross, I. S. 1995: 2–3. : 129. Bonar, J. [1894; 1932] 1966: 208. Ross, I. S. 1995: 129–33. Scott, W. R. 1937: 18; Note 1. Scott, W. R. 1937: 134. I am grateful to Nicholas Gruen for drawing my attention to this passage. Cf. Denis, A. 2005: 1–32; Evensky, J. 2005. Scott, W. R. 1937: 26; Ross, I.

R. 1937: 18; Note 1. Scott, W. R. 1937: 134. I am grateful to Nicholas Gruen for drawing my attention to this passage. Cf. Denis, A. 2005: 1–32; Evensky, J. 2005. Scott, W. R. 1937: 26; Ross, I. S. 1995: 18–22. Scott, W. R. 1937: 137, 364. : 32. Addison, W. L. 1901. Ross, I. S. 1995: 68, quoting a Balliol College manuscript; Rae, J. [1895] 1965: 9. Scott, W. R. 1937: 36, 137, 392; the ‘MA’ noted by Adam Smith’s name when he was a professor is his Oxford degree, not a Glasgow degree. Scott, W. R.

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