Voltaire said of Adam Smith 'This Smith is an excellent man! We have nothing to compare with him.' To paraphrase Voltaire, James R. Otteson's Adam Smith is excellent and we have nothing to compare. This book is outstanding. Lacy H. Hunt, PhD, Chief Economist, Hoisington Investment Management, Austin, Texas, USA
About the Author
James R. Otteson is Professor of Philosophy and Economics at Yeshiva University in New York. He is author of Adam Smith's Marketplace of Life (Cambridge, 2002) and Actual Ethics (Cambridge, 2006), as well as numerous articles in the history of philosophy, ethics, and political philosophy.