Economic Sentiments Adam Smith, Condorcet, and the Enlightenment

ISBN-10: 0674008375
ISBN-13: 9780674008373
Edition: 2001 (Reprint)
Authors: Emma Rothschild
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Description: This text takes up late-18th-century disputes over the political economy of an enlightened, commercial society to show how the political and economic were related. It examines theories of economic and political sentiments.

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Book details

List price: $32.00
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publication date: 4/30/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

This text takes up late-18th-century disputes over the political economy of an enlightened, commercial society to show how the political and economic were related. It examines theories of economic and political sentiments.

Emma Rothschild is the Jeremy and Jane Knowles Professor of History and director of the Joint Center for History and Economics at Harvard University, and a fellow of Magdalene College, University of Cambridge. She is the author of "Economic Sentiments: Adam Smith, Condorcet, and the Enlightenment".

Introduction
Economic Dispositions
The History of Sentiments Civilized and Commercial Society
The Unfrightened Mind Two Kinds of Enlightenment
The Devil Himself Heroic Dispositions
A Sort of Inner Shuddering
The Cold Light of Reason and the Warmth of Economic Life Seeing the State as in a Picture Indulgence and Indifference
The Light of History
The Enlightenment and the Present
Adam Smith and Conservative Economics
This Famous Philosopher Scotland in the 1790s Economic and Political Freedom
The Liberal Reward of Labor One-Sided Rationalistic Liberalism Smith's Real Sentiments
Commerce and the State
A Reciprocal Dependence Scarcities, Dearths, and Famines
Poverty and General Equilibrium Turgot's Policies against Famine
Interpretations of Smith and Turgot The Lapse of Time
Apprenticeship and Insecurity
A Strange Adventure It Is But Equity, Besides Corporations and Competition
Education and Apprenticeship
A State of Nonage
The Apprenticeship: A Digression on the Slave Trade Uncertain Jurisprudence History and Institutions
The Bloody and Invisible Hand
The Invisible Hand of Jupiter Tremble, Unfortunate King!
Intentions and Interests Political Influence Clerical Systems Smith's "Stoicism" Order and Design
A Persuasive Device Explanation and Understanding Greatest Possible Values Evolved Orders Two Shortcomings of Liberal Thought
Economic and Political Choice Raton Was Quite Astonished... General Economic Interdependence Giving the Impression of Doing Nothing
The Soul Discouraged Poverty, Taxes, and Unsalubrious Factories
Formal Methods Social Choice and Economic Procedures
Discussions and Constitutions Pelion and Ossa
Condorcet and the Conflict of Values Cold, Descriptive Cartesian Reason Diversity and Uniformity
The Indissoluble Chain Civilized Conflict Inconsistent Universalism Domestic Virtues
The Imaginary Enlightenment
The Liberty of Thought and Discussion
A Fatherless World A Different Enlightenment Smith and Condorcet Uncertainty and Irresolution
A System of Sentiments Civilized Political Discussion Economic Sentiments
A World Unrestored Suitable Equality
Notes
Acknowledgments
Index

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