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Adam Smith: His Life, Thought, and Legacy

2017.02.12 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Ryan Patrick Hanley (ed.), Adam Smith: His Life, Thought, and Legacy, Princeton University Press, 2015, 571pp., $45.00 (hbk),
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2017.02.12 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Ryan Patrick Hanley (ed.), Adam Smith: His Life, Thought, and Legacy, Princeton University Press, 2015, 571pp., $45.00 (hbk), ISBN 9780691154053. Reviewed by Robert Fudge, Weber State University Among the collections on Adam Smith that have appeared in recent years, this volume, compiled by Ryan Patrick Hanley, stands out because of both its scope and purpose. Each of the offering's 32 selections is short (roughly 12 pages each, not including notes or bibliography) and is intended to introduce some aspect of Smith's thought to those not already well versed in his writings. The contributors represent an impressive cross-section of Smith scholars, and the quality is consistently high throughout. The volume consists of five well-devised sections, and each piece concludes with a helpful narrative bibliography. Despite its virtues, however, the collection suffers from one major shortcoming -- almost no mention. . .

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