Scottish Enlightenment and Public Governance of the Economic System

Journal of Constitutional History: Constitutional Ideas and Principles of the Scottish Enlightenment, pp. 135-146, 2010

14 Pages Posted: 29 Feb 2012

Date Written: February 29, 2012

Abstract

This paper questions the idea that natural, in the natural system of liberty Adam Smith describes, means inevitable, normal, or perfect. For Smith, what is natural in a natural system that governs the economy seems to be a normative prescription.

Suggested Citation

Paganelli, Maria Pia, Scottish Enlightenment and Public Governance of the Economic System (February 29, 2012). Journal of Constitutional History: Constitutional Ideas and Principles of the Scottish Enlightenment, pp. 135-146, 2010, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2013715

Maria Pia Paganelli (Contact Author)

Trinity University ( email )

Dept. of Economics
One Trinity Place
San Antonio, TX 78212
United States

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