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Book review: Adam Smith reconsidered: history, liberty, and the foundations of modern politics by Paul Sagar

Scott, Jake (2022) Book review: Adam Smith reconsidered: history, liberty, and the foundations of modern politics by Paul Sagar. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) blog (05 Aug 2022). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

In Adam Smith Reconsidered: History, Liberty, and the Foundations of Modern Politics, Paul Sagar offers a new appraisal of the work of the influential economist and moral philosopher Adam Smith, retrieving Smith’s legacy from simplistic readings to show him as a complex thinker whose work matured, developed and shifted across his life. Anyone interested in Adam Smith or the history of political ideas should read this book, recommends Jake Scott. Adam Smith Reconsidered: History, Liberty, and the Foundations of Modern Politics. Paul Sagar. Princeton UP. 2022.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/europpblog/
Additional Information: © 2022 The Author
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JC Political theory
H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
Date Deposited: 21 Sep 2022 11:12
Last Modified: 21 Sep 2022 11:12
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/116503

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