Adam Smith, Sociality, and Classical Liberalism
This year marks the 300th anniversary of Adam Smith’s birth. In this paper, Nobel laureate Vernon Smith examines the earlier Smith’s The Theory of Moral Sentiments, a treatise on psychology, and his path-breaking work in economics, The Wealth of Nations, showing that both are foundational in understanding how the West grew rich because of its commitment to classical liberalism anchored in freedom.
Smith, V. L. (2023). Adam Smith, sociality, and classical liberalism. The Independent Review, 28(1), 117-122. https://www.independent.org/publications/tir/article.asp?id=1851
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