Adam Smith & Natural Liberty

HISTORY 308S

Seminar version of Economics 312. The writings of Adam Smith, including close readings of The Wealth of Nations and The Theory of Moral Sentiments, and selections from Mandeville, Hutcheson, Hume, Quesnay, Turgot, and Bentham. Focus on eighteenth-century views on the nature of society and the origins of prosperity, the luxury debate, and links between natural philosophy (including medical thought), and moral philosophy. Economics 311 desirable prior to taking this course. Instructor: DeMarchi

Day/Time

TuTh 01:25 PM-02:40 PM

Location

Perkins 065

Instructor

de Marchi, Neil