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Saving Adam Smith: A Tale of Wealth, Transformation, and Virtue by Jonathan B. Wight

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Appendix B Source Notes

Adam Smith was a master of "one-liners." This is hardly surprising given the fact that he began his illustrious career giving lectures on rhetoric! Readers will be delighted to explore Smith's colorful writings firsthand. For copyright purposes, all quotations from Adam Smith's works (except where noted) come from early editions that are in the public domain, namely:

TMS: The Theory of Moral Sentiments (London: H. G. Bohn, 1853).WN: An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations (London: Strahan and Cadell, 1786).

The organization of these two books differs substantially. In TMS, the book is organized by part, section, chapter, and paragraph. In WN, the work is organized by book, chapter, (part), and ...

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