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The Theory of Moral Sentiments.

by Smith, Adam

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1986. Limited edition (number 657 of 1000) facsimile of the 1759 first edition.. Hardback.. Bound in leather, with gilt decoration. VG.


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The Theory of Moral Sentiments was written by Adam Smith in 1759. It provided the ethical, philosophical, psychological, and methodological underpinnings to Smith's later works, including The Wealth of Nations (1776), A Treatise on Public Opulence (1764) (first published in 1937), Essays on Philosophical Subjects (1795), and Lectures on Justice, Police, Revenue, and Arms (1763) (first published in 1896).

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