Adam Smith, Capitalism, and the Human Good

Day 3
Session 5
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10:45 AM

Adam Smith remains famous today as a founding father of capitalism.  But he was also, and indeed first and foremost, a moral philosopher.  This lecture will provide an introduction to the central claims of his political economy, with special attention to how Smith understood the impact of market orders on questions of human flourishing and the human good.

Course Year:

2020

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