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

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