A Review Essay of Dennis Rasmussen, 'The Infidel and the Professor: David Hume, Adam Smith, and the Friendship That Shaped Modern Thought'

7 Pages Posted: 12 Dec 2017

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Erik W. Matson

Mercatus Center at George Mason University

Date Written: December 6, 2017

Abstract

This is a review essay of Dennis Rasmussen's 2017 book, The Infidel and the Professor: David Hume, Adam Smith, and the Friendship that Shaped the Modern Thought.

Keywords: David Hume, Adam Smith, Dennis Rasmussen, The Infidel and the Professor

JEL Classification: B12, B31

Suggested Citation

Matson, Erik W., A Review Essay of Dennis Rasmussen, 'The Infidel and the Professor: David Hume, Adam Smith, and the Friendship That Shaped Modern Thought' (December 6, 2017). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3083713 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3083713

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