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Real Adam Smith

The Real Adam Smith: A Personal Exploration by Johan Norberg, takes an intriguing, two-part look at Smith and the evolution and relevance of his ideas today, both economic and ethical. It's difficult to imagine that a man who lived with horse-drawn carriages and sailing ships would foresee our massive 21st century global market exchange, much less the relationship between markets and morality. But Adam Smith was no ordinary 18th century figure. Considered the "father of modern economics," Smith was first and foremost a moral philosopher. The revolutionary ideas he penned in The Wealth of Nations and The Theory of Moral . . .

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Saturday, Mar 18, 2017 - 4:00 AM    "Ideas That Changed The World" Ideas That Changed The World, second in the two-part series of The Real Adam Smith: A Personal Exploration by Johan Norberg, takes a closer look at the "father of modern economics," who lived in the 18th century among horse-drawn carriages, sailing ships and trade that was greatly limited and riddled with corruption. Yet, Adam Smith envisioned a world of free trade among ethical, honest businesses and recorded his revolutionary ideas in two remarkable books: The Theory of Moral Sentiments and The Wealth of Nations. Those ideas changed the world. D
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