Reading Adam Smith: New Approaches
Centro de Desenvolvimento e Planejamento Regional, Working Paper No. 183
23 Pages Posted: 4 Apr 2003
Date Written: February 2003
A new comprehension of Adam Smith's writings arose in the last years. These studies emphasized the political and ethical dimensions of his work and its connection with the eighteenth-century context. This article reviews the historical reception of Smith's works and discusses the recent literature about the relation between his moral philosophy and political economy.
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Keywords: Adam Smith, political economy, moral philosophy
JEL Classification: A12, A13, B30
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