ECONOMIC SENTIMENTS

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Harvard University Press, Feb 4, 2013 - Business & Economics
3 Reviews
A benchmark in the history of economics and of political ideas, Rothschild shows us the origins of laissez-faire economic thought and its relation to political conseratism in an unquiet world.
  

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Review: Economic Sentiments: Adam Smith, Condorcet, and the Enlightenment

User Review  - Willem - Goodreads

It's even more fascinating than when I first read it in 2001. Very sophisticated book, high brow historical essays (I don't know a better word for the chapters. They're not essays in the sense that ... Read full review

Review: Economic Sentiments: Adam Smith, Condorcet, and the Enlightenment

User Review  - Phil - Goodreads

An excellent re-interpretation of the role of Adam Smith in the creation of a new way of thinking about economics. Instead of the slave to libertarians, Rothschild shows how Smith actually fits more in with Thomas Paine and the French Revolution than he does with the likes of Edmund Burke. Read full review

Contents

Introduction
The Devil Himself
Indulgence and Indifference
Adam Smith and Conservative Economics
Commerce and the State
Apprenticeship and Insecurity
Education and Apprenticeship
History and Institutions
Economic and Political Choice
Formal Methods
Condorcet and the Conflict of Values
The Imaginary Enlightenment
The Liberty of Thought and Discussion
Civilized Political Discussion
Suitable Equality
Acknowledgments

Political Influence
Greatest Possible Values

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