Adam Smith: A Moral Philosopher and His Political Economy by G. Kennedy

By G. Kennedy

This booklet provides the actual Adam Smith and explores his underlying technique and radical considering, aiming to re-establish his unique intentions. The publication offers an important reminder of the way suitable Adam Smith used to be in his personal time, and the way suitable he continues to be as we event the global unfold of opulence today.

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22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. 40. 41. 42. 43. Fry, M. 2006; Scott, P. H. 2007; Whatley, C. 2007; Watt, D. 2007. Scott, W. R. 1937: 4–6. Watt, D. 2007. Whatley, C. 2007. Scott, W. R. 1937: 18. Ross, I. S. 1995: 2–3. : 129. Bonar, J. [1894; 1932] 1966: 208. Ross, I. S. 1995: 129–33. Scott, W. R. 1937: 18; Note 1. Scott, W. R. 1937: 134. I am grateful to Nicholas Gruen for drawing my attention to this passage. Cf. Denis, A. 2005: 1–32; Evensky, J. 2005. Scott, W.

Earl Illay, 3rd Duke of Argyll, was the younger brother of John, the 2nd Duke (who had died in 1743), and unusually for an English aristocrat, was educated at Glasgow University, not Oxford, and like his brother John, had considerable influence in Scottish affairs from delivering the votes of Scotch MPs and Lords to grateful ministries at Westminster. 32 The University decided on 19 December to elect a successor to Loudoun on 9 January 1751. No doubt the usual intense but subtle lobbying had continued since the vacancy was announced in November.

87, quoting Tytler, A. F. 190. Scott, W. R. 1937: 66. Emerson, R. L. 1995: 21–39. Cf. Ross, I. S. 1995: 110. Scott, W. R. 1937: 138. Rae, J. 1895: 42–3; Ross, I. S. 1995: 109. Ross, I. S. 1995: 110. 157, 14, 16, Dr Williams’ Lib. Smith, A. ‘1755 Paper’; cf. Kennedy, G. 2005. Appendix: 241. Scott, W. R. 1937: 66, 140; Ross, I. S. 1995: 145–51. Rae, J. 1895: 45; Ross, I. S. 1995: 112–13. ’Society’ refers to scholars at the University and not to society in general. Ross, I. S. 1995: 106, quoting Callander’s notes in Raphael, D.

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