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The Celestial Model

Athol Fitzgibbons

in Adam Smith's System of Liberty, Wealth, and Virtue

Published in print November 1997 | ISBN: 9780198292883
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191596247 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0198292880.003.0009
The Celestial Model

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Points out that there are analogies between Isaac Newton's theory of the solar system and Adam Smith's theory of society.

Keywords: astronomy; Cartesianism; Isaac Newton; solar system

Chapter.  2510 words. 

Subjects: History of Economic Thought

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