By Mike Hill;Warren Montag

The different Adam Smith represents the subsequent wave of serious considering the nonetheless under-examined paintings of this paradigmatic Enlightenment philosopher. no longer easily one other e-book approximately Adam Smith, it permits or even necessitates his inclusion within the realm of conception within the broadest experience. relocating past his traditional fiscal and ethical philosophical texts, Mike Hill and Warren Montag take heavily Smith's complete corpus, his writing on wisdom, have an effect on, sociability and executive, and political economic system, as constituting a comprehensive—though hugely contestable—system of suggestion. We meet not only Smith the economist, yet Smith the thinker, Smith the literary critic, Smith the historian, and Smith the anthropologist. put with regards to key thinkers akin to Hume, Lord Kames, Fielding, Hayek, Von Mises, and Agamben, this different Adam Smith, faraway from being localized within the background of eighteenth-century fiscal inspiration or rules, stands on the heart of the main shiny and contentious debates of the 20th and twenty-first centuries.

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