1st Edition

The Adam Smith Review: Volume 1

Edited By Vivienne Brown Copyright 2004
    214 Pages
    by Routledge

    216 Pages
    by Routledge

    The Adam Smith Review is a multidisciplinary refereed annual review that covers all aspects of research relating to Adam Smith, his writings, and his significance for the modern world. It is the only publication of its kind and it aims to facilitate debate between scholars working across the humanities and social sciences.

    This first volume contains contributions from a multidisciplinary range of specialists, including Stephen Darwall, Samuel Fleischacker, Willie Henderson, Takashi Negishi, Ian Simpson Ross, Emma Rothschild, Richard B. Sher, Ernst Tugendhat, Gloria Vivenza and Patricia H. Werhane, who discuss such themes as:

    • the reception of the Wealth of Nations
    • the classics and Adam Smith
    • Adam Smith and Kant
    • Adam Smith and disequilibrium economic theory

    Articles 1. New light on the publication and reception of the Wealth of Nations Richard B. Sher 2. Adam Smith and disequilibrium economic history Takashi Negishi 3. 'Great works upon the anvil' in 1785: Adam Smith's projected corpus of philosophy Ian Simpson Ross^l 4. A very cautious,or a very polite, Dr Smith?: hedging in the Wealth of Nations Willie Henderson^l Translation 5. Introduction to Translation Christel Fricke 6. Universalistically approved intersubjective attitudes: Adam Smith Ernst Tugendhat (translated by Bernard Schriebl) Perspectives on recent developments in Adam Smith scholarship 7. Reading Adam Smith in the light of the Classics Gloria Vivenza Symposium on Emma Rothschild's Economic Sentiments 8. Symposium Introduction Ryan Patrick Hanley, Guest Editor) 9. Equal dignity in Adam Smith Stephen Darwall 10. ...laissez-faire when it was new... Patricia Werhane 11. Smith's ambiguities Samuel Fleischcker 12. Dignity or meanness Emma Rothschild 13. Suffering and Distance: Morality, Media and Politics Luc Boltanski 14. Dissemination of the Wealth of Nations in France Kenneth E. Carpenter 15. Adam Smith and the Classics Gloria Vivenza 16. Weinstein On Adam Smith Jack Russell


    Vivienne Brown is Professor of Intellectual History at the Open university, UK.