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Para ler Adam Smith: novas abordagens [Reading Adam Smith: new approaches]


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  • Hugo E. A. da Gama Cerqueira



A new comprehension of Adam Smith's writings arose in the last years. These studies emphasized the political and ethical dimensions of his work and its connection with the eighteenth-century context. This article reviews the historical reception of Smith's works and discusses the recent literature about the relation between his moral philosophy and political economy.

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Paper provided by Cedeplar, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais in its series Textos para Discussão Cedeplar-UFMG with number td183.

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Length: 23 pages
Date of creation: Feb 2003
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Publication status: Published in Síntese - Revista de Filosofia, 2005, vol. 32, no. 103. pp. 181-202.
Handle: RePEc:cdp:texdis:td183

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Keywords: Adam Smith; political economy; moral philosophy;

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