December 07, 2010
In an edition of the Philosophy Bites
podcast last month, “Nicholas Phillipson, his acclaimed biographer, discusses Adam Smith’s view of human beings.” Phillipson argues of Smith that “even his economic thinking is perhaps best understood as part of a broader philosophical project of a science of human beings.”
For more on Smith’s “broader philosophical project,” including the relationship between his famous Wealth of Nations
and rather less well-known Theory of Moral Sentiments
, see the following from the archives of the Journal of Markets & Morality
Robert A. Continue Reading...