The Oxford handbook of Adam Smith

handbook adam smithThe Oxford handbook of Adam Smith
Cristopher J. Berry, Maria Pia Paganelli and Craig B. Smith
Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2016
ISBN: 9780198753032
617 páginas
Precio: 52, 42 €

Sinopsis: Adam Smith (1723-90) is a thinker with a distinctive perspective on human behaviour and social institutions. He is best known as the author of the An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations (1776). Yet his work is name-checked more often than it is read and then typically it is of an uninformed nature; that he is an apologist for capitalism, a forceful promoter of self-interest, a defender of greed and a critic of any ‘interference’ in market transactions. To offset this caricature, this Handbook provides an informed portrait. Drawing on the expertise of leading Smith scholars from around the world, it reflects the depth and breadth of Smith’s intellectual interests. After an introductory outline chapter on Smith’s life and times, the volume comprises 28 new essays divided into seven parts. Five sections are devoted to particular themes in Smith’s corpus – his views on Language, Art and Culture; his Moral Philosophy; his Economic thought, his discussions of History and Politics and his analyses of Social Relations. These five parts are framed by one that focuses on the immediate and proximate sources of his thought and the final one that recognizes Smith’s status as a thinker of world-historical significance – indicating both his posthumous impact and influence and his contemporary resonance. While each chapter is a discrete contribution to scholarship, the Handbook comprises a composite whole to enable the full range of Smith’s work to be appreciated.

 

 

Recomendados

Globalizing Innovation «State Institutions and Foreign Direct Investment in Emerging Economies»

Globalizing Innovation «State Institutions and Foreign Direct Investment in Emerging Economies» Patrick J.W. Egan Mit Press, 2018 ISBN: 978-0-262-03735-8 312 páginas Precio: 37,95€

The WPA. Creating Jobs and Hope in the Great Depression

The WPA. Creating Jobs and Hope in the Great Depression Sandra Opdycke New York, Routledge, 2016 ISBN: 9781138820920 195 páginas Precio: 38,41 €

Treinta Años de Economía y Sociedad Extremeña. 1983-2013

Luis Fernando de la Macorra Cano (Coord). Badajoz, Diputación de Badajoz, 2015 ISBN: 978-84-697-1101-9 Páginas: 582 Precio: descargable gratis

Crisis económica y teorías de la crisis. Un ensayo sobre Marx y la ciencia económica

Paul Mattick Crisis económica y teorías de la crisis. Un ensayo sobre Marx y la ciencia económica Madrid, Maia Ediciones, 2014 ISBN: 9788492724543 Páginas: 303 Precio: 13 €

Filosofía y Economía «Obras Completas de Leonardo Polo XXV»

Filosofía y Economía «Obras Completas de Leonardo Polo XXV» Leonardo Polo Barrera Eunsa, 2016 ISBN: 978-84-313-3099-6 460 páginas Precio: 30€

A local history of global capital. Jute and peasant life in the Bengal Delta.

A local history of global capital. Jute and peasant life in the Bengal Delta. Tariq Omar Ali New Jersey, Princeton University Press, 2018 ISBN: 9780691170237 272 páginas Precio: 46.09€