Gloria Vivenza

in Adam Smith and the Classics

Published in print November 2001 | ISBN: 9780198296669
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191597008 | DOI:

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The postscript has been added in order to discuss and comment on recent literature about Adam Smith's classical training and influences. It starts from the first publication of the book in Italian (1984) and deals with all the subsequent works on the subject, although not in detail—some of the most important works having already been commented extensively in separate publications.

Keywords: empiricism; epicureanism; epistemology; nature; oikeiosis; scepticism; stoicism; virtue

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Subjects: History of Economic Thought

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