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The Life of Adam Smith

By: Ross, Ian Simpson

Price: $18.50

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 17829

ISBN: 0198288212

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket

Missing dust jacket. ; A bright, solid book.; B&W Illustrations; 9.30 X 6.30 X 1.50 inches; 495 pages; "Few would argue that Adam Smith was one of the great minds of the eighteenth century. He is perceived through his best-known book, The Wealth of Nations, as the founder of economics as a science, and his ideas about the free market and the role of the state (in relation to it) continue to influence modern economic thought. Yet Smith achieved even more as a man of letters, as a moralist, historian, and critic.The Life of Adam Smith, the first full-scale biography of Smith in a hundred yea... View more info