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Adam Smith (1) [1723–1790]

This page covers the author of The Wealth of Nations.

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Adam Smith (1723-1790) was a key figure in the Scottish Enlightenment. Born in Scotland and educated at Glasgow and Oxford universities, he was a professor of logic and later chair of moral philosophy at Glasgow University. Smith wrote two major classics, The Theory of Moral Sentiments (1759) and The Wealth of Nations (1776), earning him a reputation as "the Father of Economics." — biography from The Wealth of Nations… (more)
The Wealth of Nations 5,894 copies, 43 reviews
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The Essential Adam Smith 114 copies, 2 reviews
Wealth of Nations 4 copies, 1 review
Vive l'Etat ! 3 copies
Essays 1 copy

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