On Adam Smith / Edition 1

On Adam Smith / Edition 1

by Jack Russell Weinstein
     
 

This brief text assists students in understanding Adam Smith's philosophy and thinking so they can more fully engage in useful, intelligent class dialogue and improve their understanding of course content. Part of the Wadsworth Notes Series, (which will eventually consist of approximately 100 titles, each focusing on a single "thinker" from ancient times to the

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This brief text assists students in understanding Adam Smith's philosophy and thinking so they can more fully engage in useful, intelligent class dialogue and improve their understanding of course content. Part of the Wadsworth Notes Series, (which will eventually consist of approximately 100 titles, each focusing on a single "thinker" from ancient times to the present), ON ADAM SMITH is written by a philosopher deeply versed in the philosophy of this key thinker. Like other books in the series, this concise book offers sufficient insight into the thinking of a notable philosopher, better enabling students to engage in reading and to discuss the material in class and on paper.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534583842
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
10/23/2000
Series:
Wadsworth Philosophers Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
5.48(w) x 8.44(h) x 0.28(d)

Table of Contents

1Introduction1
2Life and Influences6
3Early And Foundational Works21
4The Theory of Moral Sentiments37
5The Wealth of Nations57
6Justice and the Lectures on Jurisprudence79
7Conclusion90
Endnotes93

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