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作者 Norman, Jesse, author
書名 Adam Smith : father of economics / Jesse Norman
出版項 New York, NY : Basic Books, Hachette Books Group, 2018
國際標準書號 9780465061976 (hardcover)
0465061974 (hardcover)
9780465093212 (ebook)
9780241328491 (Allen Lane)
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 人文社會聯圖  HB103.S6 N67 2018    在架上    30610020574810
 人社中心  HB103.S6 N67 2018    在架上    30560400645476
版本 First Edition
說明 xvi, 409 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), color map, color portraits ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
附註 Includes bibliographical references (pages 341-391) and index
Also published by Allen Lane, an imprint of Penguin books in 2018 under the title: Adam Smith : what he thought, and why it matters
Part one: Life -- Kirkcaldy boy, 1723-1746 -- "The most useful, happiest and most honourable period of my life", 1746-1759 -- Enlightened interlude, 1760-1773 -- "You are surely to reign alone on these subjects", 1773-1776 -- Working to the end, 1776-1790 -- Part two: Thought -- Reputation, fact and myth -- Smith's economics -- Adam Smith and markets -- Part three: Impact -- Capitalism and its discontents -- The moral basis of commercial society -- Conclusion: Why it matters
"Adam Smith (1723-1790) is now widely regarded as the greatest economist of all time. But what he really thought, and the implications of his ideas, remain fiercely contested. Was he an eloquent advocate of capitalism and individual freedom? A prime mover of "market fundamentalism"? An apologist for human selfishness? Or something else entirely? In Adam Smith, political philosopher Jesse Norman dispels the myths and caricatures, and provides a far more complex portrait of the man. Offering a highly engaging account of Smith's life and times, Norman explores his work as a whole and traces his influence over two centuries to the present day. Finally, he shows how a proper understanding of Smith can help us address the problems of modern capitalism. The Smith who emerges from this book is not only the greatest of all economists but a pioneering theorist of moral philosophy, culture, and society"-- Provided by publisher
鏈接 Online version: Norman, Jesse, author. Adam Smith First Edition. New York : Basic Books, 2018 9780465093212 (DLC) 2018022026
主題 Smith, Adam, 1723-1790
Economists -- Great Britain
Economics -- Philosophy
Capitalism -- Moral and ethical aspects
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Ideologies / Capitalism
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Economy
Biographies. lcgft
Alt Title Adam Smith : what he thought, and why it matters
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