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The Resource Lessons from the global financial crisis : the relevance of Adam Smith on morality and the free markets, Richard M. Morgan

Lessons from the global financial crisis : the relevance of Adam Smith on morality and the free markets, Richard M. Morgan

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Lessons from the global financial crisis : the relevance of Adam Smith on morality and the free markets
Title
Lessons from the global financial crisis
Title remainder
the relevance of Adam Smith on morality and the free markets
Statement of responsibility
Richard M. Morgan
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Adam Smith was an advocate of the free market, however his first work, The Theory of Moral Sentiments, was on ethics and was widely acclaimed at the time. Commentators have tended to review this work as separate to his work on political economy. However the global financial crisis has shown the relevance of morality and the free market
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Morgan, Richard M
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illustrations
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Smith, Adam
  • Global Financial Crisis, 2008-2009
  • Free enterprise
  • Economics
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Lessons from the global financial crisis : the relevance of Adam Smith on morality and the free markets, Richard M. Morgan
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographic references (p. 103)
Contents
Introduction -- Smith's life and career -- The philosopher economist -- Smith and social cohesion -- Moral judgements -- How living standards are improved -- Smith and self interest -- The importance of benevolence -- Self interest does no tmean selfish -- Self interest, saving, investment and prosperity -- Self interest and the banking sector -- Smith, the critic of exploitation -- The proponent of a well governed society -- The threat of government intervention -- Conclusion
Control code
13214291
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
105 p.
Isbn
9781921421303
Other physical details
ill.
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  • (OCoLC)457223210
  • (AuCNLKIN)000044787175
Label
Lessons from the global financial crisis : the relevance of Adam Smith on morality and the free markets, Richard M. Morgan
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographic references (p. 103)
Contents
Introduction -- Smith's life and career -- The philosopher economist -- Smith and social cohesion -- Moral judgements -- How living standards are improved -- Smith and self interest -- The importance of benevolence -- Self interest does no tmean selfish -- Self interest, saving, investment and prosperity -- Self interest and the banking sector -- Smith, the critic of exploitation -- The proponent of a well governed society -- The threat of government intervention -- Conclusion
Control code
13214291
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
105 p.
Isbn
9781921421303
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)457223210
  • (AuCNLKIN)000044787175

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