The Adam Smith Review, Volume 4

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Taylor & Francis, Nov 5, 2008 - Business & Economics - 322 pages
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Adam Smith’s contribution to economics is well-recognised but in recent years scholars have been exploring anew the multidisciplinary nature of his works. The Adam Smith Review is a refereed annual review that provides a unique forum for interdisciplinary debate on all aspects of his Adam Smith’s works, his place in history, and the significance of his writings for the modern world. It is aimed at facilitating debate between scholars working across the humanities and social sciences, thus emulating the transdisciplinary reach of the Enlightenment world which Smith helped to shape.

The fourth volume of the series contains contributions form a multidisciplinary range of specialists, including, Henry C. Clark, Douglas J. Den Uyl, Ryan Patrick Hanley, Neven B. Leddy, David M. Levy and Sandra J. Peart, Robert Mankin, Leonidas Montes, James R. Otteson, Andrew S. Skinner, and Gloria Vivenza, who discuss:

  • the sources and influences of Smith’s work in the classics, the Scottish Enlightenment and eighteenth-century France
  • the Glasgow Edition of Smith’s Works and the Wealth of Nations

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Vivienne Brown is Professor of Intellectual History at The Open University, UK. She is the author of Adam Smith’s Discourse: Canonicity, Commerce and Conscience (1994, Routledge) and numerous articles in a range of disciplinary and interdisciplinary journals. She is the founder/editor of The Adam Smith Review on behalf of the International Adam Smith Society.

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