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Title Adam Smith : an enlightened life / Nicholas Phillipson.
Author Phillipson, N. T. (Nicholas T.)
Publication New Haven ; London : Yale University Press, 2010.
Description xiv, 345 pages : illustrations (some color), maps, portraits ; 24 cm
Call # B SMITH P
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. A Kirkcaldy upbringing -- 2. Glasgow, Glasgow University and Francis Hutcheson's enlightenment -- 3. Private study 1740-46: Oxford and David Hume -- 4. Edinburgh's early enlightenment -- 5. Smith's Edinburgh lectures: a conjectural history -- 6. Professor of moral philosophy at Glasgow, I. 1751-9 -- 7. The 'Theory of moral sentiments' and the civilizing powers of commerce -- 8. Professor of moral philosophy at Glasgow, 2. 1759-63 -- 9. Smith and the Duke of Buccleuch in Europe 1764-6 -- 10. London, Kirkcaldy and the making of the 'Wealth of nations' 1766-76 -- 11. The 'Wealth of nations' and Smith's "very violent attack ... upon the whole commercial system of Great Britain" -- 12. Hume's death -- 13. Last years in Edinburgh 1778-90.
Subject Smith, Adam, 1723-1790.
Economists -- Scotland -- Biography.
ISBN 0300169272 :
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