Volume 4, 2008




Symposium: Adam Smith and his Sources

Guest Editor: Douglas J Den Uyl

Introduction: Adam Smith and his sources

Douglas J Den Uyl

Justice for the criminal: classical themes at the origin of Smithian ideas
Gloria Vivenza

A note on Adam Smith’s first invisible hand

Gloria Vivenza

Adam Smith as an eclectic Stoic

Leonidas Montes

Adam Smith and his sources: the evil of independence

David M Levy and Sandra J Peart

Style and sentiment: Smith and Swift

Ryan Patrick Hanley

Shaftesbury’s evolutionary morality and its influence on Adam Smith

James R Otteson

Montesquieu in Smith’s method of ‘theory and history’

Henry C Clark

Adam Smith’s moral philosophy in the context of eighteenth-centuryFrench fiction

Neven B Leddy

Pins and needles: Adam Smith and the sources of the Encyclopédie

Robert Mankin

Commemorating 30 years of The Glasgow Edition of the Works and Correspondence of Adam Smith

Editor’s Introduction

Interview with A.S. Skinner: An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations: The Glasgow Edition of 1976.  

Symposium on the Cambridge Companion to Adam Smith


Fonna Forman-Barzilai

Language, Literature and Imagination

Ryan Patrick Hanley

The philosophical subtlety of Smith

Eric Schliesser

Impartiality, Utility, and Induction in Adam Smith’s Jurisprudence

S M Amadae

Whose impartiality? Which self-interest?: Adam Smith on utility, happiness, and cultural relativism

Dennis C Rasmussen

Book Reviews

Christel Fricke and Hans-Peter Schütt (eds.), Adam Smith als Moralphilosoph

Reviewed by Keith Tribe
Response by Christel Fricke and Hans-Peter Schutt

Istvan Hont, Jealousy of Trade: International Competition and the Nation-State in Historical Perspective

Reviewed by Laurence Dickey


Iain Mclean, Adam Smith Radical and Egalitarian: An Interpretation for the 21st Century
Reviewed by Leonidas Montes
Response by Iain McLean

Leonidas Montes and Eric Schliesser(eds), New Voices on Adam Smith

Reviewed by Caroline Gerschlager
Response by Eric Schliesser and Leonidas Montes

Tiziano Raffaelli, Ricchezza delle Nazioni: Introduzione alla lettura

Reviewed by Maria Pia Paganelli
Response by Tiziano Raffaelli

D.D. Raphael, The Impartial Spectator: Adam Smith’s Moral Philosophy

Reviewed by Charles Larmore
Response by D D Raphael

Craig Smith, Adam Smith’s Political Philosophy: The Invisible Hand and Spontaneous Order

Reviewed by James R Otteson
Response by Craig Smith

Jan Toporowski, Theories of Financial Disturbance: An Examination of Critical Theories of Finance from Adam Smith to the Present Day

Reviewed by David M Levy
Response by Jan Toporowoski