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Adam Smith's marketplace of life [electronic resource] / James R. Otteson.

By: Otteson, James R.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2002Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 338 p.).ISBN: 0511065175 (electronic bk.); 9780511065170 (electronic bk.); 0521816254; 9780521816250; 0521016568 (pbk.); 9780521016568 (pbk.); 0511073631 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader); 9780511073632 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader); 0511058845; 9780511058844; 9780511610196 (electronic bk.); 051161019X (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Capitalism -- Moral and ethical aspects | Ethics | Smith, Adam, 1723-1790 | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Business Ethics | Electronic books | Economische filosofie | Kapitalisme | Ethische aspecten | Smith, Adam, 1723-1790 | �Economie de march�e -- Aspect moral | Morale | Smith, Adam, (1723-1790) -- Critique et interpr�etation | Capitalisme -- Aspect moral | Smith, Adam (Philosoph) | Eigennutz | EthikGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Adam Smith's marketplace of life.DDC classification: 174 Other classification: 83.01 | 5,1 | CF 8217 | QE 800 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Adam Smith's moral theory, part one: sympathy and the impartial spectator procedure -- Smith's moral theory, part two: conscience and human nature -- The marketplace of morality -- The 'Adam Smith problem' -- The market model and the familiarity principle: solving the 'Adam Smith problem' -- Justifying smithian moral standards -- The unintended order of human social life: Language, marketplaces, and morality.
Summary: James Otteson provides a comprehensive examination of Smith's moral theory. Considering Smith's notions of natural sympathy, the impartial spectator, human nature, and human conscience the author also addresses the issue of whether Smith thinks that moral judgments enjoy a transcendent sanction.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 325-331) and index.

Adam Smith's moral theory, part one: sympathy and the impartial spectator procedure -- Smith's moral theory, part two: conscience and human nature -- The marketplace of morality -- The 'Adam Smith problem' -- The market model and the familiarity principle: solving the 'Adam Smith problem' -- Justifying smithian moral standards -- The unintended order of human social life: Language, marketplaces, and morality.

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James Otteson provides a comprehensive examination of Smith's moral theory. Considering Smith's notions of natural sympathy, the impartial spectator, human nature, and human conscience the author also addresses the issue of whether Smith thinks that moral judgments enjoy a transcendent sanction.

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