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Adam Smith"s The wealth of nations

Karen McCreadie

Adam Smith"s The wealth of nations

a modern-day interpretation of an economic classic

by Karen McCreadie

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Published by Infinite Ideas in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Smith, Adam, -- 1723-1790,
  • Economics,
  • Economics -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p.109-113) and index.

    Other titlesWealth of nations
    StatementKaren McCreadie.
    ContributionsSmith, Adam, 1723-1790.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHB103.A2 .M383 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 118 p. ;
    Number of Pages118
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23842783M
    ISBN 101906821038
    ISBN 109781906821036
    LC Control Number2009510030

    Adam Smith’s An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations was first published in This edition of Smith’s work is based on Edwin Cannan’s careful compilation (Methuen and Co., Ltd) of Smith’s fifth edition of the book (), the final edition in Smith’s lifetime.   An Inquiry into the Nature of Causes of the Wealth of Nations () also known as simply The Wealth of Nations is the magnum opus by the Scottish philosopher and economist Adam Smith. The work is considered the foundation of modern economic philosophy – a field established by Adam Smith, who studied social philosophy at the University of Glasgow and Oxford.

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      The Wealth of Nations. by Adam Smith. It is symbolic that Adam Smiths masterpiece of economic analysis, The Wealth of Nations, was first published in , the same year as the Declaration of Independence. In his book, Smith fervently extolled the simple yet enlightened notion that individuals are fully capable of setting and regulating prices for their own goods and services. Adam Smith () is commonly regarded as the first modern economist with the publication in of The Wealth of Nations. He wrote in a wide range of disciplines: moral philosophy, jurisprudence, rhetoric and literature, and the history of science.


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