Think Spiral: Essays on Adam Smith: Introduction

22 Pages Posted: 20 Jul 2020 Last revised: 4 Jan 2021

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Daniel B. Klein

George Mason University - Department of Economics; George Mason University - Mercatus Center

Date Written: July 12, 2020

Abstract

This document includes the Introduction and table of contents of a project: Think Spiral: Essays on Adam Smith. The Introduction has the following sections:
(1) A Social Grammar
(2) The Three Justices: Commutative, Distributive, and Estimative
(3) The Liberal Program
(4) The Theory of Moral Sentiments
(5) Think Spiral
(6) The Correspondence between the Two Goods
(7) As Rivers Are Lost in the Sea
(8) An Empty Bag Does Not Stand Upright

Keywords: Adam Smith, David Hume, La Rochefoucauld, impartial spectator, universal benevolence, liberalism

JEL Classification: A13, B12, A10, A13, K11, K15

Suggested Citation

Klein, Daniel B., Think Spiral: Essays on Adam Smith: Introduction (July 12, 2020). GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 20-22, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3649540 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3649540

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