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Propriety and Prosperity

New Studies on the Philosophy of Adam Smith

  • David F. Hardwick
  • Leslie Marsh

Part of the Archival Insights into the Evolution of Economics book series (AIEE)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. Introduction: Epistemology not Ideology

    1. David F. Hardwick, Leslie Marsh
      Pages 1-13
  3. Context

  4. Propriety

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 93-93
    2. Gloria Zúñiga y Postigo
      Pages 136-146
  5. Prosperity

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 275-283

About this book


This book is a collection of specially commissioned chapters from philosophers, economists, and political scientists, focusing on Adam Smith's two main works Theory of Moral Sentiments and Wealth of Nations with a view to bringing Smith to a mainstream philosophy audience while simultaneously informing Smith's traditional constituency.


Adam Smith economics philosophy philosophy of economics Wealth of Nations

Editors and affiliations

  • David F. Hardwick
    • 1
  • Leslie Marsh
    • 1
  1. 1.The University of British ColumbiaCanada

About the editors

Laurent Dobuzinskis, Simon Fraser University, Canada Roger Frantz, San Diego State University, USA Brian Glenney, Gordon College, Massachusetts, USA Gordon Graham, Princeton Theological Seminary, USA Lauren K. Hall, Rochester Institute of Technology, USA David F. Hardwick, The University of British Columbia, Canada Eugene Heath, State University of New York at New Paltz, USA Gavin Kennedy Heriot-Watt University, UK Leslie Marsh, The University of British Columbia, Canada Joshua Rust, Stetson University, USA Craig Smith, University of Glasgow, UK Vernon L. Smith, Chapman University, USA Spyridon Tegos, The University of Crete, Greece Jack Weinstein, University of North Dakota, USA Jonathan Wight, University of Richmond, USA Gloria Zúñiga y Postigo, Ashford University, USA

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