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A mão invisível de Júpiter e o método newtoniano de Smith

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  • Hugo E. A. da Gama Cerqueira

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This paper examines Adam Smith's understanding of the philosophy and science, the motivations that lead us to investigate nature and society, and the proper methods of investigation and exposition. The paper also criticizes those authors that interpret Smith's work as an example of the mechanical approach or as a kind of positivism 'avant la lettre'.

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  • Hugo E. A. da Gama Cerqueira, 2005. "A mão invisível de Júpiter e o método newtoniano de Smith," Textos para Discussão Cedeplar-UFMG td271, Cedeplar, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais.
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    1. Hugo E. A. da Gama Cerqueira, 2006. "Sobre A Filosofia Moral De Adam Smith," Anais do XXXIV Encontro Nacional de Economia [Proceedings of the 34th Brazilian Economics Meeting] 39, ANPEC - Associação Nacional dos Centros de Pós-Graduação em Economia [Brazilian Association of Graduate Programs in Economics].

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    Keywords

    Adam Smith; rhetoric; methodology; Newtonianism; political economy;

    JEL classification:

    • B30 - Schools of Economic Thought and Methodology - - History of Economic Thought: Individuals - - - General
    • B40 - Schools of Economic Thought and Methodology - - Economic Methodology - - - General

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