Adam Smith's Marketplace of Life

Adam Smith's Marketplace of Life

by James R. Otteson
     
 

James Otteson's 2002 book provides a comprehensive examination and interpretation of Smith's moral theory.See more details below

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James Otteson's 2002 book provides a comprehensive examination and interpretation of Smith's moral theory.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521816250
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
10/28/2002
Pages:
354
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.94(d)
Lexile:
1540L (what's this?)

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Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. Adam Smith's moral theory, part one: sympathy and the impartial spectator procedure; 2. Smith's moral theory, part two: conscience and human nature; 3. The marketplace of morality; 4. The 'Adam Smith problem'; 5. The market model and the familiarity principle: solving the 'Adam Smith problem'; 6. Justifying smithian moral standards; 7. The unintended order of human social life: Language, marketplaces, and morality; Conclusion.

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