Adam Smith and the Scottish Model of Education: A Scottish Bias
The Adam Smith Review 2015
17 Pages Posted: 7 Feb 2016
Date Written: February 4, 2016
Adam Smith’s analysis of Scottish education is biased in favor of the Scottish educational system. Smith may have used his description of Scottish education to demonstrate that Scotland was not a rude and uncivilized society, but that it exceeded both England and the continent in refinement.
Keywords: Adam Smith, Education, Scottish Enlighenment
JEL Classification: B31, H52, I2, N3, D1
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