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Reading "Adam Smith": Desire, History, and Value

by Michael J. Shapiro
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0803945841

ISBN-13: 9780803945845

Pub. Date: 01/28/1993

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

This innovative study, by one of the most progressive political theorists of his generation, challenges the traditional ways of constructing and celebrating the corpus of political theory.

Shapiro explores modernity via a reading of Adam Smith, confronting his philosophy and focusing on what he calls 'the Smith effect', the dimensions of which are integral to

Overview

This innovative study, by one of the most progressive political theorists of his generation, challenges the traditional ways of constructing and celebrating the corpus of political theory.

Shapiro explores modernity via a reading of Adam Smith, confronting his philosophy and focusing on what he calls 'the Smith effect', the dimensions of which are integral to modern capitalist political economy and the construction of the social, political and moral within that system.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803945845
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
01/28/1993
Series:
Modernity and Political Thought Series, #4
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.47(d)

Table of Contents

Sovereignty and Exchange in the Orders of Modernity History and Value The Social Bond

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