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In simple language, D.D. Raphael presents the systematic character of Smith's theory, its emphasis on and expanation of econmic growth, its advocacy of free trade, and its underlying philosophy of 'natural liberty'.
Paperback, Past Masters, 128 pages
Published May 23rd 1985 by Oxford University Press, USA (first published March 21st 1985)
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Adam Smith, D.D. Raphael
D.D. Raphael presents the systematic character of Smith's theory, its emphasis on and expanation of econmic growth, its advocacy of free trade, and its underlying philosophy of: 'Natural Liberty'.
تاریخ نخستین خوانش: ماه ژانویه سال 1997 میلادی
عنوان: ادم اسمیت؛ نویسنده: دی.دی. رافائل؛ مترجم: عبدالله کوثری؛ تهران، طرح نو، 1375؛ در 134 ص؛ فروست: بنیانگذاران فرهنگ امروز 30؛ کتابنامه از ص 128 تا ص 128؛ چاپ دیگر: تهران، انتشارات ماهی؛ 1390؛ در 144 ص؛ شابک: 9789642091072؛ موضوع:
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Karl
Nov 08, 2018 rated it really liked it
Adam Smith has become quite the figure in conversations regarding faith and economics, from John D. Mueller’s denouncement of Smith the economist to Kenneth Barnes’ appraisal of Smith the moralist. Regardless of which aspect one assesses Smith, all participants in this discussion would benefit from understanding Smith as he understood himself. D.D. Raphael’s short volume Adam Smith does just that. Writing for the Past Masters book series. Raphael was a well-known political philosopher and Smith ...more
Amir
May 07, 2017 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: philosophy
به عنوان یک درآمد عمومی کتاب بدی نبود. یک ستاره هم اضافه شد بابت کیفیت نثر ترجمهٔ عبدالله کوثری، که پر از ظرایف آموزنده بود، گیرم که کیفیت نثر جزء ملاکهای اصلی کیفیت ترجمه در حوزهٔ علوم انسانی نباشد. ...more
Michael de Percy
Jul 27, 2015 rated it liked it
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A brief but useful overview of Smith's major works. The book refutes some earlier comparisons of the idea of "sympathy" in Moral Sentiments versus Wealth of Nations and adds some of its own. If you were time poor and had to choose between this book and Smith's two main tomes, this book would be adequate but it assumes some prior knowledge of the eccentric "Father of Capitalism".
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د.د. رافائل

David Daiches Raphael was educated at the Liverpool Collegiate School and at University College, Oxford.