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By I. McLean,G. Brown

Iain McLean reexamines the novel legacy of AdamSmith, arguing that Smith used to be a thorough egalitarian and that his paintings supported all 3 of the slogans of the French Revolution: liberty, equality, and fraternity. McLean means that Smith's the idea of ethical Sentiments , released in 1759, crystallized the extensively egalitarian philosophy of the Scottish Enlightenment. This e-book brings Smith into complete view, displaying how a lot of contemporary economics and political technology is in Smith. the writer locates Smith's history firmly in the context of the Enlightenment, whereas addressing the foreign hyperlinks among American, French, and Scottish histories of political thought.

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