Adam Smith

Symposium on Jack Russell Weinstein’s Adam Smith’s Pluralism: Rationality, Education, and the Moral Sentiments.

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Hayek and Philanthropy

Conversations on Philanthropy As Hayekians our thoughts naturally turned to what, if anything, Hayek might have to say on the topic of philanthropy . . . It must be conceded that…

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“The Life of Adam Smith” Author Dies

I’ve been informed that the author of the much acclaimed The Life of Adam Smith has passed away. Though I never knew the man we corresponded vaguely about his getting involved with…

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Cognitive Autonomy and Methodological Individualism

Forthcoming from my chum and endorsed by none other than Barry Smith.

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Philosophy of markets

The very excellent Lisa Herzog interviewed here. H/T to Eric Schliesser. The cliché is that Smith is a “negative liberty” guy and Hegel a “positive liberty” guy. In fact, both have…

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Smith on Smith

Last but by no means least here is an extract from Vernon’s Smith’s foreword. This book is a welcome addition to the resurgent scholarly and practical interest in Adam Smith’s…

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Smith, Justice and the Scope of the Political

The intro to the final chapter — by Craig Smith There was a time when many commentators thought that there was a problem with Adam Smith. The tendency to read…

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