Reading Adam Smith: New Approaches

Centro de Desenvolvimento e Planejamento Regional, Working Paper No. 183

23 Pages Posted: 4 Apr 2003

Date Written: February 2003

Abstract

A new comprehension of Adam Smith's writings arose in the last years. These studies emphasized the political and ethical dimensions of his work and its connection with the eighteenth-century context. This article reviews the historical reception of Smith's works and discusses the recent literature about the relation between his moral philosophy and political economy.

Note: Downloadable document is in Portuguese.

Keywords: Adam Smith, political economy, moral philosophy

JEL Classification: A12, A13, B30

Suggested Citation

Cerqueira, Hugo Eduardo Araujo da Gama, Reading Adam Smith: New Approaches (February 2003). Centro de Desenvolvimento e Planejamento Regional, Working Paper No. 183, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=383005 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.383005

Hugo Eduardo Araujo da Gama Cerqueira (Contact Author)

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Faculdade de Ciências Econômicas
Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais 31270-901
Brazil

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