The Adam Smith Review: Volume 1

The Adam Smith Review: Volume 1

by Vivienne Brown

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The Adam Smith Review is a multidisciplinary refereed annual review that covers all aspects of research relating to Adam Smith, his writings, and his significance for the modern world. It is the only publication of its kind and it aims to facilitate debate between scholars working across the humanities and social sciences.

This first volume contains contributions from a multidisciplinary range of specialists, including Stephen Darwall, Samuel Fleischacker, Willie Henderson, Takashi Negishi, Ian Simpson Ross, Emma Rothschild, Richard B. Sher, Ernst Tugendhat, Gloria Vivenza and Patricia H. Werhane, who discuss such themes as:

  • the reception of the Wealth of Nations
  • the classics and Adam Smith
  • Adam Smith and Kant
  • Adam Smith and disequilibrium economic theory

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781134469529
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 11/30/2004
Series: The Adam Smith Review
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 216
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

Vivienne Brown is Professor of Intellectual History at the Open university, UK.

Table of Contents

Symposium: Adam Smith and His Sources Guest Editor: Douglas J. Den Uyl, 1. Introduction: Adam Smith and his sources Douglas J. Den Uyl, 2. Justice for the criminal: classical themes at the origin of Smithian ideas Gloria Vivenza, 3. A note on Adam Smith’s first invisible hand Gloria Vivenza, 4. Adam Smith as an eclectic Stoic Leonidas Montes, 5. Adam Smith and his sources: the evil of independence David M. Levy and Sandra J. Peart, 6. Style and sentiment: Smith and Swift Ryan Patrick Hanley, 7. Shaftesbury’s evolutionary morality and its influence on Adam Smith James R. Otteson, 8. Montesquieu in Smith’s method of ‘theory and history’ Henry C. Clark, 9. Adam Smith’s moral philosophy in the context of eighteenth-century French fiction Neven B. Leddy, 10. Pins and needles: Adam Smith and the sources of the Encyclopédie Robert Mankin, 11. Commemorating 30 years of The Glasgow Edition of the Works and Correspondence of Adam Smith, Editor’s Introduction, Interview with A.S. Skinner, Symposium on the Cambridge Companion to Adam Smith, 12. Introduction Fonna Forman-Barzilai, 13. Language, Literature and Imagination Ryan Patrick Hanley, 14. The philosophical subtlety of Smith Eric Schliesser, 15. Impartiality, Utility, and Induction in Adam Smith’s Jurisprudence S. M. Amadae, 16. Whose impartiality? Which self-interest?: Adam Smith on utility, happiness, and cultural relativism Dennis C. Rasmussen, Book reviews Christel Fricke and Hans-Peter Schütt (eds.), Adam Smith als Moralphilosoph Reviewed by Keith Tribe, Response by Christel Fricke and Hans-Peter Schutt, Istvan Hont, Jealousy of Trade: International Competition and the Nation-State in Historical Perspective Reviewed by Laurence Dickey, Leonidas Montes and Eric Schliesser (eds), New Voices on Adam Smith Reviewed by Caroline Gerschlager, Response by Leonidas Montes and Eric Schliesser, Iain Mclean, Adam Smith Radical and Egalitarian: An Interpretation for the 21st Century, Reviewed by Leonidas Montes, Response by Iain McLean, Tiziano Raffaelli, Ricchezza delle Nazioni: Introduzione alla lettura, Reviewed by Maria Pia Paganelli, Response by Tiziano Raffaelli, D.D. Raphael, The Impartial Spectator: Adam Smith’s Moral Philosophy, Reviewed by Charles Larmore, Response by D.D. Raphael, Craig Smith, Adam Smith’s Political Philosophy: The Invisible Hand and Spontaneous Order, Reviewed by James R. Otteson, Response by Craig Smith, Jan Toporowski, Theories of Financial Disturbance: An Examination of Critical Theories of Finance from Adam Smith to the Present Day, Reviewed by David M. Levy, Response by Jan Toporowoski

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