Adam Smith’s contribution to economics is well-recognised, but in recent years scholars have been exploring anew the multidisciplinary nature of his works. The Adam Smith Review is a refereed annual review that provides a unique forum for interdisciplinary debate on all aspects of Adam Smith’s works, his place in history, and the significance of his writings to the modern world. It is aimed at facilitating debate between scholars working across the humanities and social sciences, thus emulating the reach of the Enlightenment world which Smith helped to shape.
The eighth volume of the series contains contributions form a multidisciplinary range of specialists, including Fonna Forman, Ryan Patrick Hanley, Dionysis Drosos, Matti Norri, Adelino Zanini, Cesare Cozzo, Estrella Trincado, Michaël Biziou, Carsten Herrmann-Pillath, Heinrique Schnieder, The Right Honorable Gordon Brown, Gavin Kennedy, Iain McLean, Vernon Smith, Alan Lopez, John Thrasher, Tom Martin, Brian Glenney, Şule Özler, Paul A. Gabrinetti, Craig Smith, Michelle A. Schwarze, Edwin van de Haar, Farhad Rassekh, Lauren Brubaker, Gordon Graham and Eric Schliesser.
Themes of the volume include:
- Translating Smith’s Theory of Moral Sentiments
- Smith and China
- Adam Smith in Kirkcaldy
Table of Contents
0.1 Editorial Introduction Fonna Forman 1. Symposium Translating Smith’s Theory of Moral Sentiments Guest Editor: Ryan Patrick Hanley 1.1Introduction Ryan Patrick Hanley 1.2 "On the Reception of Adam Smith’s Moral Theory in Modern Greece and the Greek Edition of TMS: Facing the Roots of Misunderstanding Moral Sentiments" Dionysis Drosos 1.3 Some Reflections on Translating Adam Smith Matti Norri 1.4 The First Italian edition of Adam Smith’s Theory of Moral Sentiments Adelino Zanini and Cesare Cozzo 1.5 The translation into Spanish of the Theory of Moral Sentiments by Adam Smith Estrella Trincado 1.6 The Unbearable Lightness of Translating: On the French Translations of Smith’s Theory of Moral Sentiments Michaël Biziou 2. Symposium: Smith and China 2.1 A ‘Third Culture’ in Economics?: An Essay on Smith, Confucius and the Rise of China Herrmann-Pillath Smith 2.2 Emotion and Sympathy in Confucius and Adam Smith Heinrique Schnieder 3. Symposium: Adam Smith in Kirkcaldy 3.1 Introduction The Right Honorable Gordon Brown 3.2 Adam Smith from Kirkcaldy, via Glasgow University to Panmure House, Edinburgh Gavin Kennedy 3.3 Adam Smith, James Wilson, and the US Constitution Iain McLean 3.4 Humanomics of Adam Smith Vernon Smith 4. Articles 4.1 Adam Smith and the Rights of the Dead Alan Lopez 4.2 Adam Smith and the Social Contract John Thrasher 4.3 The Sunbathing Beggar and Fighting Kings: Diogenes the Cynic and Alexander the Great in Adam Smith’s Theory of Moral Sentiments Tom Martin 4.4 Perception by Sympathy: Connecting Smith’s "External Senses" to his "Sentiments" Brian Glenney 4.5 A Known World: An Analysis of Defenses in Adam Smith’s the Theory of Moral Sentiments Şule Özler and Paul A. Gabrinetti 5. Book Reviews Edited by Craig Smith Michael L. Frazer, The Enlightenment of Sympathy: Justice and the Moral Sentiment
Fonna Forman is Associate Professor of Political Science and Founding Co-Director of the Center on Global Justice and the Blum Cross-Border Initiative at the University of California, San Diego, USA. She is Editor of The Adam Smith Review on behalf of the Adam Smith Society.