On the Deliberate Centrality of an Invisible Hand: A Reply to Gavin Kennedy, Ryan Hanley, and Craig Smith
Economic Affairs, Forthcoming
6 Pages Posted: 10 Mar 2011
Date Written: March 9, 2011
We previously showed that “led by an invisible hand” was physically central in original editions of The Theory of Moral Sentiments and The Wealth of Nations. We suggested that Adam Smith did that deliberately. Three authors commented on our paper, Gavin Kennedy, Ryan Hanley, and Craig Smith. In this article we reply to their comments.
Keywords: Adam Smith, invisible hand, Wealth of Nations, Theory of Moral Sentiments, middle, center
JEL Classification: A13, B0, B1
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