Adam Smith : and the Pursuit of Perfect Liberty, Paperback

Adam Smith : and the Pursuit of Perfect Liberty Paperback



The new face of the GBP20 note, Adam Smith was long ago adopted as the father of a neo-conservative economic ideology, not least by Thatcher and Reagan.

More recently New Labour has tried to kidnap him as an ancestor.

In a vigorous and informal book James Buchan shows that Smith fits no modern political category.

As befits the most accessible of all philosophers, this biography does entirely without jargon.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 208 pages
  • Publisher: Profile Books Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: History of Western philosophy
  • ISBN: 9781861979407



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