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Initial credits
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Introduction by Luis Figueroa
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Why is Adam Smith relevant on the twenty-first century?
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What are the main ideas in Adam Smith's thoughts?
Quote, An inquiry into the nature and causes of the wealth of nations, Adam Smith (1776) 
Quote, The theory of moral sentiments, Adam Smith (1759)
Universal benevolence and the pursuit of honest income
Solon, the Athenian statesman and lawmaker
Government as a reality of the modern world
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In terms of ethics, what are the opposites of Adam Smith's ideas?
Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Philosophy of the primeval man
Socialism inspired in Jean-Jacques Rousseau
09:30    |    
If someone approaches you and asks for more information regarding this topic, what type of resources would you recommend?
10:27    |    
Final words
10:33    |    
Final credits




Ideas of Adam Smith in the Twenty-First Century

13 de octubre de 2014   | Vistas: 4 |  

In this interview Daniel Klein points out the relevance of the ideas of Adam Smith still in the 21st Century, because he works with the basis of human nature to understand our reality, to expound the importance of economy in creating wealth. Klein reveals that there is more to Adam Smith's ideas that solely the theory of the Invisible Hand. Smith affirms the ethic of universal benevolence and that we all have the responsibility to create a better world.

Daniel is professor at the Mercatus Center, George Mason University. He published research on policy issues including toll roads, urban…


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