All posts tagged with: Adam Smith

Adam Smith’s Unfinished Project

Coming April 22nd: a lecture at St. Lawrence University by Senior Fellow Rob Garnett on “Commerce and Beneficence: Adam Smith’s Unfinished Project” Each individual in modern society “stands at all times in need of the cooperation and assistance of great multitudes,” Adam Smith observes.

Invisible Gnomes and Visible Samaritans

Mises Daily has posted a wonderful explication by Paul Cantor of the libertarian themes in the politically incorrect television show South Park.  

Who was Adam Smith?

Adam Smith's ideas are credited by many for the unprecedented growth in wealth and prosperity the West has seen in the over two centuries since his death. They are also blamed by many for inequalities in wealth that have arisen since Smith’s time.