A Reply to Daniel Klein on Adam Smith and the Invisible Hand
AbstractThe May 2009 issue of this journal featured a two-part exchange between myself and Daniel Klein on the meaning and significance of the expression â€œinvisible handâ€ in the writings of Adam Smith. In his comment on my piece, Klein imputed much larger, and, in my view, extraneous meaning to it. Here I conclude the exchange by responding to Kleinâ€™s comment.
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Volume (Year): 6 (2009)
Issue (Month): 3 (September)
Adam Smith; invisible hand; Theory of Moral Sentiments; Wealth of Nations; metaphor; myth;
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"A láthatatlan kéz - szemelvények egy metafora történetéből
[The invisible hand - extracts from the history of a metaphor]," Közgazdasági Szemle (Economic Review - monthly of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences), Közgazdasági Szemle Alapítvány (Economic Review Foundation), vol. 0(7), pages 801-844.
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