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Smith, Adam 1723-1790

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Works: 2,122 works in 8,040 publications in 8 languages and 162,117 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Conference proceedings  Records and correspondence  Sources  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Constitution 
Roles: Dedicatee, Author of introduction, Creator, Other, Honoree
Classifications: HB161, 330
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An inquiry into the nature and causes of the wealth of nations by Adam Smith ( Book )
1,371 editions published between 1761 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 27,348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations (generally referred to by the short title The Wealth of Nations) is the masterpiece of the Scottish economist and moral philosopher Adam Smith. It was first published in 1776. It is an account of economics at the dawn of the Industrial Revolution, as well as a rhetorical piece written for the generally educated individual of the 18th century - advocating a free market economy as more productive and more beneficial to society. The book is often considered to have laid the basic groundwork for modern economic theory"--Wikipedia
The theory of moral sentiments by Adam Smith ( )
607 editions published between 1759 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 9,922 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Adam Smith's The Theory of Moral Sentiments (1759) presents an original idea of a general system of morals, and is a text of central importance in the history of moral and political thought. It presents a theory of the imagination which Smith derived from David Hume but which encompasses an idea of sympathy that in some ways is more sophisticated than anything in Hume's philosophy. By means of sympathy and the mental construct of an impartial spectator, Smith formulated highly original theories of conscience, moral judgement and the virtues. The enduring legacy of his work is its reconstruction of the Enlightenment idea of a moral, or social, science encompassing both political economy and the theory of law and government. This volume offers a new edition of the text with clear and helpful notes for the student reader, together with a substantial introduction that sets the work in its philosophical and historical context."--Jacket
The wealth of nations by Adam Smith ( Book )
170 editions published between 1801 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 3,165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The classic eighteenth-century treatise on the principles of political economics
Recherches sur la nature et les causes de la richesse des nations by Adam Smith ( )
173 editions published between 1781 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 2,890 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Firmado por Jose de Jesus Alviar
Lectures on rhetoric and belles lettres by Adam Smith ( Book )
57 editions published between 1963 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Essays on philosophical subjects by Adam Smith ( Book )
105 editions published between 1795 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 1,190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Enth.: Dugoald Stewart's account of Adam Smith / ed. by I.S. Ross
Defence of usury shewing the impolicy of the present legal restaints on the terms of pecuniary bargains in letters to a friend : to which is added a letter to Adam Smith ... on the discouragements opposed by the above restraints to the progress of inventive industry by Jeremy Bentham ( )
49 editions published between 1787 and 2005 in English and held by 1,060 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bantham, Jeremy: A protest against law-taxes, shewing the peculiar mischievousness of all such impositions as add to the expense of appeal to justice. 70 S
Lectures on jurisprudence by Adam Smith ( Book )
55 editions published between 1976 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,042 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lectures on justice, police, revenue, and arms by Adam Smith ( Book )
43 editions published between 1896 and 2004 in English and held by 1,008 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Adam Smith's The wealth of nations a modern-day interpretation of an economic classic by Karen McCreadie ( )
4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 955 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"'Adam Smith's The Wealth of Nations' was the first comprehensive treatment of political economy. Published in 1776, 'The Wealth of Nations' was originally released for a very specific audience; the British Parliament, setting clearly defined arguments for peace and co-operation with their troublesome colonials across the Atlantic. Today it is considered one of the most famous books ever written. Here, Smith's text is interpreted for the modern day world of finance, business and economics. Karen McCreadie's interpretation is not a substitute for the original; its purpose is simply to illustrate the timeless nature of Smith's insights by bringing them to life through 21st century examples. Given the state of our economy this brilliant interpretation couldn't be more timely."--Resource description page
The Market and the state : essays in honour of Adam Smith by Thomas Wilson ( Book )
6 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Untersuchung über die Natur und die Ursachen des Nationalreichthums by Adam Smith ( )
33 editions published between 1799 and 1810 in German and held by 658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Adam Smith's moral and political philosophy by Adam Smith ( Book )
17 editions published between 1948 and 2002 in English and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The early writings of Adam Smith by Adam Smith ( Book )
7 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Preface to William Hamilton's 'Poems on several occasions, 1748 ; Articles in the Edinburgh Review of 1755 ; Essays on philosophical subjects, 1795 ; Considerations concerning the first formation of languagues, 1761
The wealth of nations by Adam Smith ( Recording )
29 editions published between 1975 and 2012 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Adam Smith's masterpiece, first published in 1776, is the foundatino of modern economic thought and remains the single most important account of the rise of, and the principles behind, modern capitalism
Adam Smith today: An inquiry into the nature and causes of the wealth of nations by Adam Smith ( Book )
8 editions published between 1948 and 1969 in English and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Investigación de la naturaleza y causas de la riqueza de las naciones by Adam Smith ( )
54 editions published between 1794 and 1996 in Spanish and English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Adam Smith's legacy : his place in the development of modern economics by Michael Fry ( Book )
5 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The contributors, including ten Nobel Laureates, consider themes as diverse as Smith's use of data, his attitude to human capital and his views on economic policy. Heirs to Smith they also reflect on the current state of economics
A letter to Adam Smith LL. D on the life, death, and philosophy of his friend David Hume Esq. by George Horne ( )
14 editions published between 1777 and 2009 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Goodman, George Jerome Waldo
Simi, Yadang 1723-1790
Smit, Adam
Smīṯ, Ādam 1723-1790
Smith, A.
Smith, Adam
Smith, Adamo 1723-1790
Smits, Ādams 1723-1790
Ssu-mi, Ya-tang 1723-1790
Sumisu, Adamu
Ya-tang Ssu-mi 1723-1790
Yadang Simi 1723-1790
Смит, Адам 1723-1790
סמית, אדם 1723-1790
آدم سميث، 1723-1790
スミス, アダム
スミスアダムス 1723-1790
亚当・斯密 1723-1790
斯密, 亜当
斯密亚当 1723-1790
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English (2,834)
French (172)
Spanish (54)
German (39)
Danish (1)
Italian (1)
Latin (1)
Russian (1)
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